anthropoid

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Anthropoid \An"thro*poid\, adjective [Gr. 'a'nqrwpos man + -oid.] Resembling man; -- applied especially to certain apes, as the ourang or gorilla. -- n. An anthropoid ape.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

anthropoid

adjective

1: resembling apes [syn: {anthropoid}, {anthropoidal}, {apelike}]

2: resembling human beings [syn: {anthropoid}, {manlike}]

noun

1: person who resembles a nonhuman primate [syn: {anthropoid}, {ape}]

2: any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids


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