silky tamarin

silky tamarin
golden South American monkey with long soft hair forming a mane
Hypernyms: ↑tamarin, ↑lion monkey, ↑lion marmoset, ↑leoncita

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: a golden yellow So. American lion monkey (Leontocebus rosalia) having long soft hair forming a mane

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  • goldenlion tamarin — golden lion tamarin n. A small arboreal Brazilian monkey (Leontopithecus rosalia), having a silky golden coat, lionlike mane, and long, partially webbed digits. * * * …   Universalium

  • golden lion tamarin — noun : a lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) having a reddish gold coat and mane that is found in remnants of tropical forest in southeastern Brazil * * * a monkey, Leontopithecus rosalia rosalia, of tropical rain forests of southeastern Brazil …   Useful english dictionary

  • lion tamarin — noun : any of three tamarins (Leontopithecus chrysomelas, L. chrysopygus, and L. rosalia) that have long silky fur and a golden mane and are found in isolated remnants of tropical forests in southeastern Brazil see golden lion tamarin herein …   Useful english dictionary

  • lion monkey — noun small South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail • Syn: ↑tamarin, ↑lion marmoset, ↑leoncita • Hypernyms: ↑marmoset • Hyponyms: ↑silky tamarin, ↑Leontoceb …   Useful english dictionary

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