anthropoid

[ an-thruh-poid ]SEE DEFINITION OF anthropoid
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The human race, collectively, exclusive of the anthropoid poets.

In the anthropoid ape we already find the family, but not the clan.

A white foam dripped from the chattering lips of the anthropoid.

Bentley rose and looked down at the anthropoid for several seconds.

From these last, anthropoid apes and man have, he believes, been evolved.

Do you know how the muscles are in this part in the anthropoid apes?

Well, I am not only a noble, but a king; why should not I also have an anthropoid as a butler and valet?'

In the Monkeys and anthropoid Apes this cartilage is circular.

From Mesopotamia it passed to Persia, principally in the anthropoid type.

The anthropoid apes form a zoological group of four genera only.

WORD ORIGIN

"manlike," 1835, from Greek anthropoeides "like a man, resembling a man; in human form;" see anthropo- + -iod. As a noun, attested from 1832 (the Greek noun in this sense was anthroparion).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANTHROPOID

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adjectivemanlike
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