Definitions for tamarinˈtæm ə rɪn, -ˌræn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tam•a•rinˈtæm ə rɪn, -ˌræn(n.)

  1. any South American marmoset of the genera Saguinus and


    Category: Mammals

Origin of tamarin:

1735–45; < F < Carib

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tamarin, lion monkey, lion marmoset, leoncita(noun)

    small South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail


  1. tamarin(Noun)

    one of a family of squirrel-sized South American monkeys

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tamarin(noun)

    any one of several species of small squirrel-like South American monkeys of the genus Midas, especially M. ursulus


  1. Tamarin

    The tamarins are squirrel-sized New World monkeys from the family Callitrichidae in the genus Saguinus. They are closely related to the lion tamarins in the genus Leontopithecus.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a tropical fruit, a brown pod with a juicy, spicy pulp used in medicines, drinks etc.

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