Aegyptopithecus

Aegyptopithecus

[ih-jip-toh-pith-i-kuhs, -puh-thee-kuhs]
noun
a genus of extinct anthropoid ape of the Oligocene Period known from remains found in Egypt.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin (1965), equivalent to Latin Aegypt(us) Egypt + Neo-Latin -o- -o- + pithecus ape < Greek píthēkos

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