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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sapajou  \Sap"a*jou\,  n.  [F.  sapajou,  sajou,  Braz.  sajuassu.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  one  of  several  species  of  South  American  monkeys  of  the 
  genus  {Cebus},  having  long  and  prehensile  tails.  Some  of  the 
  species  are  called  also  {capuchins}.  The  bonnet  sapajou  ({C. 
  subcristatus}),  the  golden-handed  sapajou  ({C.  chrysopus}), 
  and  the  white-throated  sapajou  ({C.  hypoleucus})  are  well 
  known  species.  See  {Capuchin}. 




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