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Marmoset

Meaning: A monkey belonging to the family Callithricidae, native to Central and South America, with clawed digits, soft furry hair and long tails

Nov 7, 2014 14:21 IST
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Marmoset: Noun

Pronunciation: Mahr-muh’-zet, -set 

Meaning: A monkey belonging to the family Callithricidae, native to Central and South America, with clawed digits, soft furry hair and long tails.

Usage/Example:

Some marmoset species are endangered and hunting them is banned throughout Central and South America.

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