a small tree (Cliftonia monophylla) of a family (Cyrillaceae, order Ericales) of evergreen, dicotyledonous trees and shrubs, with white or pinkish flowers, found in the S U.S.
Origin of titi; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
any of a genus (Callicebus, family Cebidae) of South American monkeys with a small, round head
Origin of titiSpanish tití ; from Aymara titi
- A shrub or small tree (Cyrilla racemiflora) of warm wetland regions of the Americas, having leathery leaves and small white flowers clustered in racemes. Also called leatherwood.
- An evergreen shrub or small tree (Cliftonia monophylla) of the southeast United States, having glossy leathery leaves, white to pinkish flowers clustered in racemes, and winged fruit. Also called buckwheat tree.
Origin of titiOrigin unknown.
Any of various small arboreal monkeys of the genus Callicebus, living in tropical regions of South America and having long nonprehensile tails.
Origin of titiSpanish tití, from Aymara titi.