Marmoset definitions

mär'mə-sĕt', -zĕt'
Any of various very small New World monkeys of the genera Callithrix and Cebuella, having a long tail and long incisors that they use to penetrate bark to extract gum and sap.
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Any of a family (Callithricidae) of very small New World monkeys of South and Central America, with thick, soft, variously colored fur.
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A small monkey, now specifically a Central and South American monkey of the genera Callithrix, Cebuella, Callibella, or Mico, with claws instead of nails, and a rather primitive layout. [from 14th c.]
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(pejorative, now rare) An unappealing or foolish man. [from 16th c.]
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Origin of marmoset

Middle English marmusette a kind of small monkey from Old French marmouset grotesque figurine alteration (influenced by marmouser to murmur) of marmotte marmot marmot