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, "A look back at how Tarzan swung into immortality," 19 Aug. 2020

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1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Anthropoid ape.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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