Definition of Marmoset. Meaning of Marmoset. Synonyms of Marmoset

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Definition of Marmoset

Marmoset
Marmoset Mar"mo*set`, n. [F. marmouset a grotesque figure, an ugly little boy, prob. fr. LL. marmoretum, fr. L. marmor marble. Perhaps confused with marmot. See Marble.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small South American monkeys of the genera Hapale and Midas, family Hapalid[ae]. They have long soft fur, and a hairy, nonprehensile tail. They are often kept as pets. Called also squirrel monkey.

Meaning of Marmoset from wikipedia

- Callitrichidae. The term marmoset is also used in reference to the Goeldi's marmoset, Callimico goeldii, which is closely related. Most marmosets are about 20 centimetres...
- The pygmy marmoset, genus Cebuella, is a small genus of New World monkey native to rainforests of the western Amazon Basin in South America. It is notable...
- The common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) is a New World monkey. It originally lived on the northeastern coast of Brazil, in the states of Piaui, Paraiba...
- The eastern pygmy marmoset (Cebuella niveiventris) is a marmoset species, a very small New World monkey found in the southwestern Amazon Rainforest in...
- Marmosets are New World monkeys in the genus Callithrix. Marmoset may also refer to: Delacour's marmoset rat, a rodent Marmoset (band), an American indie...
- [ˈmiku leˈɐ̃w̃ dowˈɾadu], [liˈɐ̃w̃ doˈɾadu]), also known as the golden marmoset, is a small New World monkey of the family Callitrichidae. Native to the...
- silvery marmoset (Mico argentatus) is a New World monkey that lives in the eastern Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. The fur of the silvery marmoset is colored...
- white-headed marmoset (Callithrix geoffroyi), also known as the tufted-ear marmoset, Geoffroy's marmoset, or Geoffrey's marmoset, is a marmoset endemic to...
- The western pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea) is a marmoset species, a very small New World monkey found in the northwestern Amazon Rainforest in Brazil...
- The black-tufted marmoset (Callithrix penicillata), also known as Mico-estrela in Portuguese, is a species of New World monkey that lives primarily in...
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