ape-man

noun
\ ˈāp-ˌman How to pronounce ape-man (audio) , -ˈman \

Definition of ape-man

: a primate (such as an australopithecine) intermediate in character between Homo sapiens and the higher apes

First Known Use of ape-man

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Ape-man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ape-man. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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