primate

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extinct primate of about 38 million years ago; fossils found in Egypt Aegyptopithecus
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
person who resembles a nonhuman primate anthropoid , ape
large tailless primate ape
town in Kent in southeastern England; site of the cathedral where Thomas a Becket was martyred in 1170; seat of the archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church Canterbury
extinct primate having powerful chewing muscles along with large molars and small incisors; fossils found in Kenya genus Kenyapithecus , Kenyapithecus
primate of the family Hominidae hominid
primate of the superfamily Hominoidea hominoid
only surviving hominid; species to which modern man belongs; bipedal primate having language and ability to make and use complex tools; brain volume at least 1400 cc Homo sapiens
primate with long tail and closely related to man monkey
office of primate primateship
nocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing; the only primate that spurns all plant material as food living entirely on insects and small vertebrates tarsier
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