Definitions for: Saki

[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)

Webster (1913) Definition: 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

Sa"ki (s[aum]"k[-e]), n.
The alcoholic drink of Japan. It is made from rice.

Synonyms: H. H. Munro, Hector Hugh Munro, Munro, sake

See Also: author, genus Pithecia, New World monkey, Pithecia, rice, vino, wine, writer

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