pithecoid definition

  • adjective:
    • Resembling or relating to the apes, especially the anthropoid apes.
    • Of or belonging to a genus (Pithecia) of tiny thin South United states monkeys pertaining to the titi.
    • Of or pertaining to the anthropoid apes
    • Of or pertaining to the monkeys of genus Pithecia
    • Of or pertaining to the genus Pithecia, or subfamily Pithecin√¶, which includes the saki, ouakari, along with other allied Southern United states monkeys.
    • Of or with respect to the anthropoid apes particularly, or to the bigger apes regarding the Old World, collectively.
  • others:
    • Resembling or with respect to the genus Pithecus; from the greater as distinguished through the reduced apes; simian; anthropoid, as an ape. Loosely, of or related to an ape; related to an ape.
  • noun:
    • An anthropoid ape; a simian.

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