Ramapithecus

noun
Ra·​ma·​pi·​the·​cus | \ ˌräməpə̇ˈthēkəs, -məˈpithə̇kəs \

Definition of Ramapithecus

: a genus of Upper Pliocene Indian apes related to those of the genus Dryopithecus but exhibiting almost human dentition and dental arch

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History and Etymology for Ramapithecus

New Latin, from Rama, Hindu epic hero + -pithecus

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“Ramapithecus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ramapithecus. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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