douroucouli

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dour·ou·cou·li

 (do͝or′ə-ko͞o′lē)
n. pl. dour·ou·cou·lis

[From Marivitano (indigenous language of southern Venezuela where Alexander von Humboldt made the first scientific description of night monkeys).]
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douroucouli

(ˌduːruːˈkuːlɪ)
n
(Animals) a nocturnal omnivorous New World monkey, Aotus trivirgatus, of Central and South America, with large eyes, thick fur, and a round head with pale and dark markings
[from a South American Indian name]
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Noun1.douroucouli - nocturnal monkey of Central America and South America with large eyes and thick furdouroucouli - nocturnal monkey of Central America and South America with large eyes and thick fur
New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian - hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
Aotus, genus Aotus - douroucoulis
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