Pronunciation: MAHR-muh’-zet, -set
Difficulty Level: High
Meaning: Refers to a monkey belonging to the family Callithricidae, native to Central and South America, with clawed digits, soft furry hair and long tails
1. Some marmoset species are endangered and hunting them is banned throughout Central and South America.
2. Despite the alarm the fist-sized marmoset was well-behaved and snuggled up in the man's arms during the flight from Lima, Peru, to New York.