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noun as in hood


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In the same month, officials intercepted a brown tufted capuchin, native to South America, and a wallaby, usually found in the Australian continent—both enroute to Hyderabad.

From Quartz

Raised and trained by Boston-based nonprofit Helping Hands, the intelligent and dexterous capuchin monkeys have assisted people with spinal cord injuries and other mobility impairments since 1979.

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It begins with a capuchin monkey being rewarded with a cucumber slice for handing a rock to the experimenter.

The same goes for capuchin monkeys, which may need to be crated if a handler wishes to bring one along as a service animal in the cabin of a flight.

He wore the hooded brown habit and sandals of a Franciscan Capuchin friar.

For centuries, Capuchin monks followed simple embalming practices.

The Italians also have a soft spot for Capuchin Franciscans, who have long been known for their work with the poor.

But that kid from Podunk, now unloading freight at the big-box store, is a universe away from Oxford and a Capuchin friar buddy.

Much later a friend who was a Capuchin friar held for Marlantes an effective healing Mass for the Dead at Old Mission Santa Inez.

This is small, has brown hair, and commonly known by the name of the capuchin monkey.

Michael said that he did, and the Capuchin invited him to come back to the convent and see his collection.

He could not imagine anything more harmless than this Capuchin friar with the sore on his lip.

We penetrated to the Capuchin mission, which had never been visited by any naturalist.

Of these there were different kinds; but that which first drew the attention of our party was the great Capuchin monkey.

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to capuchin, such as: babushka, bonnet, coif, cowl, hat, and kerchief.

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