Definition of moustached tamarin in English:

moustached tamarin


  • Either of two dark-coloured tamarins of the genus Saguinus, found in Amazonia, especially (more fully "black-chested moustached tamarin") S. mystax, having a white nose and mouth with tufts of white hair at the sides of the mouth.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Forbes (1851–1932).