Propliopithecus

noun
Pro·pliopithecus | \ prō+ \

Definition of Propliopithecus 

: a genus of small primitive short-jawed anthropoids from the Lower Oligocene of Egypt related to the gibbon but having the same dental formula as man

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First Known Use of Propliopithecus

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Propliopithecus

New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + Pliopithecus

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