anthropoid

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anthropoid an·thro·poid (ān'thrə-poid')
adj.

  1. Resembling human beings in structure and form.

  2. Of or belonging to the family of great apes including the gorilla, chimpanzee, and orangutan.

  3. Resembling or characteristic of an ape; apelike.

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