anthropoid ape


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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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1836, in the meaning defined above

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