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saki1

[sak-ee, sah-kee] /ˈsæk i, ˈsɑ ki/
noun
1.
any of several monkeys of the genus Pithecia, of tropical South America, having a golden-brown to black, thick, shaggy coat and a long, bushy, nonprehensile tail.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; < French < Tupi sagui

saki2

[sah-kee] /ˈsɑ ki/
noun
1.
sake2 .

Saki

[sah-kee] /ˈsɑ ki/
noun
1.
pen name of H. H. Munro.

Munro

[muh n-roh] /mənˈroʊ/
noun
1.
Alice (Laidlaw)
[leyd-law] /ˈleɪdˌlɔ/ (Show IPA),
born 1931, Canadian short-story writer.
2.
H(ector) H(ugh) ("Saki") 1870–1916, Scottish novelist and short-story writer, born in Burma.
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  • They are sometimes mixed with half-boiled rice grains and fermented to make a kind of saki.
British Dictionary definitions for saki

sake2

/ˈsækɪ/
noun
1.
a Japanese alcoholic drink made from fermented rice
Word Origin
C17: from Japanese

saki

/ˈsɑːkɪ/
noun
1.
any of several small mostly arboreal New World monkeys of the genera Pithecia and Chiropotes, having long hair and a long bushy tail
2.
another name for sake2
Word Origin
sense 1: C20: French, from Tupi saqi

Saki

/ˈsɑːkɪ/
noun
1.
pen name of (Hector Hugh) Munro

Munro1

/mʌnˈrəʊ/
noun (pl) Munros
1.
(mountaineering) any separate mountain peak over 3000 feet high: originally used of Scotland only but now sometimes extended to other parts of the British Isles
Word Origin
C20: named after Hugh Thomas Munro (1856–1919), who published a list of these in 1891

Munro2

/mʌnˈrəʊ/
noun
1.
Alice, original name Alice Laidlaw. born 1931, Canadian short-story writer; her books include Lives of Girls and Women (1971), The Moons of Jupiter (1982), and The Love of a Good Woman (1999); winner of the Booker international prize (2009) for a lifetime body of work
2.
H(ector) H(ugh), pen name Saki. 1870–1916, Scottish author, born in Burma (now Myanmar), noted for his collections of satirical short stories, such as Reginald (1904) and Beasts and Superbeasts (1914)
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Word Origin and History for saki
n.

see sake (n.2).

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