Definition of Anthropomorpha
in some former classifications
: a group of primates comprising the anthropoid apes and being equivalent to the family Pongidae; broadly : hominoidea 2
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Origin and Etymology of anthropomorpha
New Latin, from Greek anthrōpomorpha, neuter plural of anthrōpomorphos of human form
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