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sa·ki 1

 (sä′kē, -kĕ)
Variant of sake2.

sa·ki 2

n. pl. sa·kis
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.

[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.]


1. (Animals) any of several small mostly arboreal New World monkeys of the genera Pithecia and Chiropotes, having long hair and a long bushy tail
2. (Brewing) another name for sake2
[sense 1: C20: French, from Tupi saqi]


(Biography) pen name of (Hector Hugh) Munro1



1. benefit or well-being; interest; advantage: for the sake of all students.
2. purpose; end: art for art's sake, not for any other cause.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English sacu lawsuit, cause; c. Old Frisian sake, Old Saxon saka, Old High German sahha (German Sache), Old Norse sǫk; akin to seek]



(ˈsɑ ki)

a mildly alcoholic Japanese beverage made from fermented rice.
[1680–90; < Japanese sake(y)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saki - British writer of short stories (1870-1916)
2.saki - Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
rice - annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper
3.saki - small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail
New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian - hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
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