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

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"Saki" Quotes from Famous Books

... retired with his troops and went over to the side of Masashige. He returned to his own province of Kotsuke and raised an army to fight against the Hojo. With this force he marched at once against Kamakura through the province of Sagami. His route lay along the beach. But at Inamura-ga-saki the high ground, which is impassable for troops, juts out so far into the water that Nitta was unable to lead them past the promontory. Alone he clambered up the mountain path and looked out upon the sea that lay in his way. He was bitterly disappointed that he could not bring his force in ...
— Japan • David Murray

... monarch, pure in mind and of unspotted virtue, called therefore Pure-rice, or Suddhodana. Joyously reverenced by all men, as the new moon is welcomed by the world, the king indeed was like the heaven-ruler Sakra, his queen like the divine Saki. Strong and calm of purpose as the earth, pure in mind as the water-lily, her name, figuratively assumed, Maya, she was in truth incapable of class-comparison. On her in likeness as the heavenly queen descended the ...
— Sacred Books of the East • Various

... Per Monsaas, lyt fyrst segja kva stykke gjeng ut paa; les so upp namni paa spelarne, og so—til saki. ...
— An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway • Martin Brown Ruud

Words linked to "Saki" :   Munro, New World monkey, Hector Hugh Munro, Nihon, alcoholic beverage, Pithecia, platyrrhine, rice, genus Pithecia, intoxicant, platyrrhinian, inebriant, alcoholic drink, japan, alcohol, Nippon, sake, writer, H. H. Munro

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