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  • nounorder of mammals
  • nounarchbishop
  • nounanthropoid

synonyms for primate

  • anthropoid
  • ape
  • chimpanzee
  • gibbon
  • gorilla
  • hominoid
  • human
  • man
  • monkey
  • orangutan
  • brachiator
  • cercopithecoid
  • great ape
See also synonyms for: primates
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Genetic studies of living primates have suggested that gibbon ancestors emerged by at least 20 million years ago in Africa.
A STRAY MOLAR IS THE OLDEST KNOWN FOSSIL FROM AN ANCIENT GIBBONBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Most reporters, myself included, were expecting non-human primates.
NEURALINK’S WILDLY ANTICIPATED NEW BRAIN IMPLANT: THE HYPE VS. THE SCIENCESHELLY FANSEPTEMBER 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Our family, the hominids, included other primates that walked the Earth on two legs.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT EARLY HUMANSBETHANY BROOKSHIREAUGUST 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
So to understand why men are taller than women, we may need to understand why we experience puberty when we do and what drives differences in estrogen use between primates.
MALES ARE THE TALLER SEX. ESTROGEN, NOT FIGHTS FOR MATES, MAY BE WHY.CHRISTIE WILCOXJUNE 8, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
At the time, no one knew that someone’s sneeze can infect local primates with colds and other viral diseases.
HOW TO FIND THE NEXT PANDEMIC VIRUS BEFORE IT FINDS USLINDSEY KONKELAPRIL 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The Primate evidently thought all fat things should be reserved for Englishmen like himself.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
Sir G. Gostwick soon after laid charges against the archbishop, which Henry quashed, and the primate was willing to forgive.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Probably the new responsibilities imposed upon him as Primate of the English Church pressed upon his conscience.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
The Bishop of Chichester declared that Becket was primate no longer, as he had gone against the laws of the realm.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
The King doubtless made him primate of the English hierarchy in order that he might combine both offices.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
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WORDS RELATED TO PRIMATE

  • chimpanzee
  • gibbon
  • gorilla
  • humanoid
  • monkey
  • orang
  • orangutan
  • primate
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