Ringtail-monkey



noun
1.
capuchin (defs 1, 2).
noun
1.
a Central and South American monkey, Cebus capucinus, having a prehensile tail and hair on the head resembling a cowl.
2.
any monkey of the genus Cebus.
3.
a hooded cloak for women.
4.
(initial capital letter). Also called Friar Minor Capuchin. Roman Catholic Church. a friar belonging to the branch of the Franciscan order that observes vows of poverty and austerity.
Compare Friar Minor, Friar Minor Conventual.
noun
1.
any agile intelligent New World monkey of the genus Cebus, inhabiting forests in South America, typically having a cowl of thick hair on the top of the head
2.
a woman’s hooded cloak
3.
(sometimes capital) a rare variety of domestic fancy pigeon
noun
1.

a friar belonging to a strict and autonomous branch of the Franciscan order founded in 1525
(as modifier): a Capuchin friar

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