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.
Alternative spelling of sake. (rice wine)
- Hector Hugh Munro
- H. H. Munro
- rice beer
Other Word Forms of Saki
Origin of Saki
French 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
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Compare French and Portuguese saki; probably from the native name.
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