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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. tree of low-lying coastal areas of southeastern United States having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers;
[syn: titi, buckwheat tree, Cliftonia monophylla]

2. deciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leaves;
[syn: sorrel tree, sourwood, titi, Oxydendrum arboreum]

3. small South American monkeys with long beautiful fur and long nonprehensile tail;
[syn: titi, titi monkey]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Teetee \Tee"tee\, n. [Sp. tit['i].] 1. (Zool.) Any one of several species of small, soft-furred South American monkeys belonging to Callithrix, Chrysothrix, and allied genera; as, the collared teetee (Callithrix torquatus), and the squirrel teetee (Chrysothrix sciurea). Called also pinche, titi, and saimiri. See Squirrel monkey, under Squirrel. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) A diving petrel of Australia (Halodroma wrinatrix). [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Titi \Ti"ti\, n. (Zool.) Same as Teetee. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Titi \Ti"ti\, n. [Orig. uncert.] 1. A tree of the southern United States (Cliftonia monophylla) having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers succeeded by one-seeded drupes; -- called also black titi, buckwheat tree, and ironwood. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any related tree of the genus Cyrilla, often disting. as white titi. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]




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