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

Definition of Pithecoidea

in some classifications

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of pithecoidea

New Latin, from pithec- + -oidea

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