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simian

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adjective sim·i·an \ˈsi-mē-ən\

Simple Definition of simian

  • : of or relating to monkeys or apes

  • : like a monkey or ape

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of simian

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling monkeys or apes

Examples of simian in a sentence

  1. a study of simian viruses



Origin and Etymology of simian

Latin simia ape, from simus snub-nosed, from Greek simos


First Known Use: 1607

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simian

noun sim·i·an

Simple Definition of simian

  • : a monkey or ape

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of simian

  1. :  monkey, ape; also :  any of a suborder (Anthropoidea) of primates that includes monkeys, apes, and humans

1880

First Known Use of simian

1880

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