douroucouli

douroucouli
/door'euh kooh"lee/, n.
a small, nocturnal South American monkey of the genus Aotus, having large, owllike eyes: in danger of extinction.
Also, douricouli /door'i kooh"lee/. Also called night monkey, owl monkey.
[ < F; recorded by A. von Humboldt as the animal's name in the language of a Río Negro tribe (S Venezuela)]

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  • Douroucouli — Dou rou*cou li, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small, nocturnal, South American monkey of the genus {Aotus} (formerly {Nyctipithecus trivirgatus}), with large owl like eyes; hence, the common name {owl monkey}. [Written also {Durukuli} and {dourikuli}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • douroucouli — n. m. ZOOL Singe nocturne des forêts denses sud américaines (genre Aotus), à pelage gris et à grands yeux …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • douroucouli — Durukuli Du ru*ku li, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small, nocturnal, South American monkey of the genus {Aotus} (formerly {Nyctipthecus trivirgatus}). The {owl monkey}. See {douroucouli}. [Written also {douroucouli}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Douroucouli — Aotinae Aotinés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • douroucouli — mirikina statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Aotes trivirgatus angl. douroucouli; night monkey; three banded night monkey vok. Mirikina; Nachtaffe rus. мирикина; ночная обезьяна; трёхполосый дурукуль… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Douroucouli d'azara — Douroucouli d Azara …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Douroucouli d’Azara — Douroucouli d Azara Douroucouli d Azara …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Douroucouli d'Azara — Aotus azarai …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Douroucouli commun — Douroucouli commun …   Wikipédia en Français

  • douroucouli — noun Etymology: French, from an unidentified American Indian language of Venezuela Date: 1842 owl monkey …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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