cararara


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Capuchin \Cap`u*chin"\, n. [F. capucin a monk who wears a cowl,
   fr. It. cappuccio hood. See Capoch.]
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   1. (Eccl.) A Franciscan monk of the austere branch
      established in 1526 by Matteo di Baschi, distinguished by
      wearing the long pointed cowl or capoch of St. Francis.
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            A bare-footed and long-bearded capuchin. --Sir W.
                                                  Scott.
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   2. A garment for women, consisting of a cloak and hood,
      resembling, or supposed to resemble, that of capuchin
      monks.
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   3. (Zool.)
      (a) A long-tailed South American monkey ({Cabus
          capucinus}), having the forehead naked and wrinkled,
          with the hair on the crown reflexed and resembling a
          monk's cowl, the rest being of a grayish white; --
          called also capucine monkey, weeper, sajou,
          sapajou, and sai.
      (b) Other species of Cabus, as Cabus fatuellus (the
          brown capucine or horned capucine.), {Cabus
          albifrons} (the cararara), and Cabus apella.
      (c) A variety of the domestic pigeon having a hoodlike
          tuft of feathers on the head and sides of the neck.
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   Capuchin nun, one of an austere order of Franciscan nuns
      which came under Capuchin rule in 1538. The order had
      recently been founded by Maria Longa.
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