anthropoid ape

Definitions of anthropoid ape

n any tailless ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae

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great ape, pongid
any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae
lesser ape
gibbons and siamangs
Pongo pygmaeus, orang, orangutan, orangutang
large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits
Gorilla gorilla, gorilla
largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa
Pan troglodytes, chimp, chimpanzee
intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
Hylobates lar, gibbon
smallest and most perfectly anthropoid arboreal ape having long arms and no tail; of southern Asia and East Indies
Hylobates syndactylus, Symphalangus syndactylus, siamang
large black gibbon of Sumatra having the 2nd and 3rd toes partially united by a web
Type of:
any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all

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