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

Definition of Ramapithecus

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of ramapithecus

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

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