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Marmoset vs. Capuchin

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Marmosetnoun

A small monkey, now specifically a Central and South American monkey of the genera Callithrix, Mico, Cebuella, or Callibella, with claws instead of nails, and a rather primitive layout.

Capuchinnoun

A monk in the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; generally a Franciscan.

Marmosetnoun

(obsolete) A hideous figure; a grotesque.

Capuchinnoun

A garment consisting of a cloak and hood, made in imitation of the dress of Capuchin monks.

Marmosetnoun

An unappealing or foolish man.

Capuchinnoun

A capuchin monkey.

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Marmosetnoun

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.

Capuchinnoun

A hooded pigeon.

Marmosetnoun

small soft-furred South American and Central American monkey with claws instead of nails

Capuchinnoun

A Franciscan monk of the austere branch established in 1526 by Matteo di Baschi, distinguished by wearing the long pointed cowl or capoch of St. Francis.

‘A bare-footed and long-bearded capuchin.’;

Marmoset

The marmosets (), also known as zaris or sagoin, are 22 New World monkey species of the genera Callithrix, Cebuella, Callibella, and Mico. All four genera are part of the biological family Callitrichidae.

Capuchinnoun

A garment for women, consisting of a cloak and hood, resembling, or supposed to resemble, that of capuchin monks.

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Capuchinnoun

A long-tailed South American monkey (Cabus capucinus), having the forehead naked and wrinkled, with the hair on the crown reflexed and resembling a monk's cowl, the rest being of a grayish white; - called also capucine monkey, weeper, sajou, sapajou, and sai.

Capuchinnoun

a hooded cloak for women

Capuchinnoun

monkey of Central America and South America having a cowl of thick hair on the head

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