jacchus

Jacchus

Jac"chus\, n. [NL., fr. L. Jacchus a mystic name of Bacchus, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) The common marmoset (Hapale vulgaris). Formerly, the name was also applied to other species of the same genus.
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