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1simian

adjective sim·i·an \ˈsi-mē-ən\

: of or relating to monkeys or apes

: like a monkey or ape

Full Definition of SIMIAN

:  of, relating to, or resembling monkeys or apes

Examples of SIMIAN

  1. a study of simian viruses

Origin of SIMIAN

Latin simia ape, from simus snub-nosed, from Greek simos
First Known Use: 1607

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole

Rhymes with SIMIAN

2simian

noun

: a monkey or ape

Full Definition of SIMIAN

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

First Known Use of SIMIAN

1880

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole

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