either of two small, long-tailed monkeys, Saimiri oerstedii of Central America and S. sciureus of South America, having a small white face with black muzzle and gold, brown, or greenish fur: S. oerstedii is endangered.
a small New World monkey, Saimiri sciureus, of N South American forests, having a yellowish-green coat and orange feet and limbs
red-backed squirrel monkey, a related species, Saimiri oerstedi, of Central America, having a reddish coat and dark brown limbs
- Squirrel-tail grass
[skwur-uh l-teyl, skwuhr- or, esp. British, skwir-] /ˈskwɜr əlˌteɪl, ˈskwʌr- or, esp. British, ˈskwɪr-/ noun 1. any of various grasses having long fruiting stalks. squirrel-tail grass noun 1. an annual grass, Hordeum marinum, of salt marsh margins of Europe, having bushy awns
adjective, Slang. 1. eccentric; flighty.
verb (used without object) 1. to eject liquid in a jet from a narrow orifice: The hose squirted all over us. 2. to eject a spurt of liquid: The lemon squirted in my eye. verb (used with object) 3. to cause (liquid or a viscous substance) to spurt or issue in a jet, as from […]
noun 1. an oilcan with a flexible body that ejects oil when compressed.