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[n] small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail
[n] Japanese beverage from fermented rice usually served hot
[n] British writer of short stories (1870-1916)

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\Sa"ki\ (s[=a]"k[i^]), n. [Cf. F. & Pg. saki; probably from the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) 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. Note: 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.
\Sa"ki\ (s[aum]"k[-e]), n. The alcoholic drink of Japan. It is made from rice.

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