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A small forest-dwelling monkey of South America.
- ‘Robert Wallace, working for the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, was surveying in Bolivia's Madidi national park five years ago when he found what he concluded was a previously unrecorded species of titi monkey.’
- ‘Voss played me an interview with a hunter that included the man's evocative imitations of the calls of titi monkeys.’
- ‘And a few kilometres away, on the Pacific coast, American tourists sit in resorts, drinking cervezas and taking photos of the titi monkeys playing in a nearby tree.’
Mid 18th century: from Aymara.
- another term for leatherwood
Early 19th century: perhaps of American Indian origin.
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