any one of different small-clawed monkeys for the genera Callithrix and Cebuella, within exotic forests for the Americas and achieving smooth dense fur, tufted ears, and long tails.
Any one of numerous species of small South American monkeys of the genera Hapale and Midas, family Hapalidæ. They have long soft fur, and a hairy, nonprehensile tail. They are often kept as pets. Called also squirrel monkey.
only a little ape or monkey.
Now, specifically, a small squirrel-like South American monkey of the family Hapalidæ, or Mididæ (which see for technical characters).
An ugly little fellow; a conceited “puppy.”
tiny soft-furred South United states and Central United states monkey with claws in place of nails