anthropoid ape


plural anthropoid apes

Examples of anthropoid ape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The pages that follow describe how the infant son of the dead Lord and Lady Greystoke is reared by an anthropoid ape named Kala and learns to survive and flourish in the African jungle. Washington Post, 19 Aug. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anthropoid ape was in 1836

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“Anthropoid ape.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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