Pithecoidea

plural noun
Pith·​e·​coi·​dea | \ ˌpithə̇ˈkȯidēə \

Definition of Pithecoidea

in some classifications
: a suborder of Primates that is coordinate with Prosinii and Anthropoidea and includes the new-world monkeys and old-world monkeys

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History and Etymology for Pithecoidea

New Latin, from pithec- + -oidea

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“Pithecoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pithecoidea. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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