Definition of douroucouli in English:

douroucouli

noundouroucoulis

  • A large-eyed chiefly nocturnal monkey found in South America.

    Genus Aotus, family Cebidae: two or more species

    ‘Douroucouli form pair bonds and live in family groups of the mated pair with their immature offspring.’

Origin

Mid 19th century probably from an indigenous South American language.

Pronunciation

douroucouli

/ˌdʊərʊˈkuːli/