SAKI

saki

(noun) small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail

sake, saki, rice beer

(noun) Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot

Munro, H. H. Munro, Hector Hugh Munro, Saki

(noun) British writer of short stories (1870-1916)

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology 1

Noun

saki (countable and uncountable, plural sakis)

Alternative spelling of sake (rice wine)

Etymology 2

Noun

saki (plural sakis)

Any of several species of South American monkeys of the genus Pithecia. with large ears and a long hairy tail that is not prehensile.

Anagrams

• AKIs, KIAs, aiks, sika

Etymology

Proper noun

Saki

Pseudonym of British author Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916).

Anagrams

• AKIs, KIAs, aiks, sika

Source: Wiktionary


Sa"ki, n. Etym: [Cf. F. & Pg. saki; probably from the native name.] (Zo\'94l.)

Definition: 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, n.

Definition: The alcoholic drink of Japan. It is made from rice.sake

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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