Sa"ki (?), n. [Cf. F. & Pg. saki; probably from the native name.] Zool.

Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus Pithecia. They have large ears, and a long hairy tail which is not prehensile.

⇒ The black saki (Pithecia satanas), the white-headed (P.leucocephala), and the red-backed, or hand-drinking, saki (P.chiropotes), are among the best-known.


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Sa"ki (?), n.

The alcoholic drink of Japan. It is made from rice.

<-- usu. spelt sake -->


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