(pseud. of Hector Hugh Munro) 1870-1916; Brit. short-story writer & novelist, born in Burma
Variant of sake2.
Any of several small omnivorous arboreal monkeys of the genera Pithecia and Chiropotes of northern and central South America, having long legs and a long bushy nonprehensile tail.
Origin of sakiFrench, shortening (given as a name to a species of saki by Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon) of English sakee winkee, sakiwinki, ultimately from Tupí sagui or a kindred Tupí-Guaraní source.
- Alternative spelling of sake. (rice wine)