Anthropoid definition

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Resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance.
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Apelike.

A brutish man with anthropoid features.

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Any of certain highly developed primates, esp. the chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan, and gibbon: in some classification systems, any of a suborder (Anthropoidea) of primates.
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Relating to or belonging to the primate suborder Anthropoidea, which consists of the New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and apes including humans.
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Resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance.
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Resembling or characteristic of a nonhuman ape; apelike.

An anthropoid forehead.

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A primate of the suborder Anthropoidea.
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Having characteristics of a human being, usually in terms of shape or appearance.
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Having characteristics of an ape.
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An anthropoid animal.
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Of or belonging to the primate suborder Anthropoidea, which consists of the New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and apes including humans.
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Resembling or characteristic of a nonhuman ape; apelike.

An anthropoid forehead.

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A primate of the suborder Anthropoidea.
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Resembling a human.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
anthropoid
Plural:
anthropoids