Uakari definition

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Either of two medium-sized fruit-eating arboreal monkeys (Cacajao calvus or C. melanocephalus) of Amazonia, having a nearly bare stomach with long hair on the shoulders and upper back and a short bushy nonprehensile tail.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of uakari - ouakari

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
uakari
Plural:
uakaris

Origin of uakari

  • Of Tupian origin akin to Amazonian Língua Geral (Tupí-based lingua franca of the Amazon River region) acari

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition