Definition of douroucouli in English:

douroucouli

noun

  • A large-eyed chiefly nocturnal monkey found in South America.

    Genus Aotus, family Cebidae: two or more species

    • ‘Douroucouli form pair bonds and live in family groups of the mated pair with their immature offspring.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: probably from an indigenous South American language.

Pronunciation

douroucouli

/ˌdʊərʊˈkuːli/