anthropoid

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tiny (150 to 300 grams) extinct primate of 46 to 50 million years ago; fossils found in Algeria; considered by some authorities the leading candidate for the first anthropoid Algeripithecus minutus
considered a possible ancestor to both anthropoid apes and humans dryopithecine
smallest and most perfectly anthropoid arboreal ape having long arms and no tail; of southern Asia and East Indies gibbon , Hylobates lar
largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa gorilla , Gorilla gorilla
any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae great ape , pongid
anthropoid apes and human beings Hominoidea , superfamily Hominoidea
anthropoid ape of the genus Proconsul proconsul
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