anthropopithecus

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noun

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plural anthropopitheci
-ˌsī
sometimes capitalized
: a hypothetical mammal or group of mammals intermediate in character between human beings and apes

Anthropopithecus

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An·​thro·​po·​pi·​the·​cus
ˌan(t)thrəˌpōpə̇ˈthēkəs,
ˌaan-,
-ˈpithikəs

taxonomic synonym of pan

Word History

Etymology

Noun

New Latin, from anthrop- + -pithecus

New Latin, from anthrop- + -pithecus

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“Anthropopithecus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anthropopithecus. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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