titis


titis

noun, plural ti·tis.

  1. any of various small reddish or grayish monkeys of the genus Callicebus, of South America.

noun, plural ti·tis.

  1. a shrub or small tree of the southern U.S., Cliftonia monophylla (black titi), having glossy leaves and elongated clusters of fragrant white flowers.

noun plural -tis

  1. any of several small omnivorous New World monkeys of the genus Callicebus, of South America, having long beautifully coloured fur and a long nonprehensile tail

noun plural -tis

  1. any of various evergreen shrubs or small trees of the family Cyrillaceae of the southern US, esp the leatherwood and Cliftonia monophylla, which has white or pinkish fragrant flowers

noun plural titi

  1. NZ the sooty shearwater, Puffinus griseusSee muttonbird (def. 1)

1832, from native name in Tupi.

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