missing link definition

  • noun:
    • A theoretical primate postulated to bridge the evolutionary space between your anthropoid apes and people. Maybe not in systematic use.
    • anything lacking which had a need to complete a set.
    • A hypothetical primate once believed essential to explain a perceived evolutionary space between apes and people.
    • Any sought-after or important intermediary figure or place.
    • hypothetical system previously considered advanced between apes and human beings

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