Simian definitions

sĭm'ē-ən
Relating to, characteristic of, or resembling a monkey or an ape.

Humans and other simian primates.

adjective
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Relating to, characteristic of, or resembling a monkey or a nonhuman ape.

Caricatures of politicians with simian features.

adjective
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A monkey or an ape.
noun
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A monkey or a nonhuman ape.
noun
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Relating to, characteristic of, or resembling a monkey or an ape.

Humans and other simian primates.

adjective
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A monkey or an ape.
noun
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Of or like an ape or monkey.
adjective
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A monkey or a nonhuman ape.
noun
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An ape or monkey.
noun
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Resembling or characteristic of apes or monkeys.
adjective
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An ape or monkey. Ther term simian is no longer used in scientific contexts.
noun
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Of or pertaining to apes; apely.
adjective
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Bearing resemblance to an ape.
adjective
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A monkey or an ape, especially an anthropoid.
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Origin of simian

From Latin sīmia ape probably from sīmus snub-nosed from Greek sīmos