The archbishop of a country is an example of a primate.
A monkey is an example of a primate.
Other Word Forms
Origin of primate
- From New Latin Prīmātēs order name from Latin prīmātēs pl. of prīmās principal, of first rank from prīmus first per1 in Indo-European roots Sense 2, from Middle English primat from Old French from Medieval Latin prīmās prīmāt- from Latin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition