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Definition of Ape

Ape
Ape Ape, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aped; p. pr. & vb. n. Aping.] To mimic, as an ape imitates human actions; to imitate or follow servilely or irrationally. ``How he apes his sire.' --Addison. The people of England will not ape the fashions they have never tried. --Burke.
Ape
Ape Ape ([=a]p), n. [AS. apa; akin to D. aap, OHG. affo, G. affe, Icel. api, Sw. apa, Dan. abe, W. epa.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A quadrumanous mammal, esp. of the family Simiad[ae], having teeth of the same number and form as in man, and possessing neither a tail nor cheek pouches. The name is applied esp. to species of the genus Hylobates, and is sometimes used as a general term for all Quadrumana. The higher forms, the gorilla, chimpanzee, and ourang, are often called anthropoid apes or man apes. Note: The ape of the Old Testament was probably the rhesus monkey of India, and allied forms. 2. One who imitates servilely (in allusion to the manners of the ape); a mimic. --Byron. 3. A dupe. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Meaning of Ape from wikipedia

- Apes (Hominoidea /hɒmɪˈnɔɪdiːə/) are a branch of Old World tailless simians native to Africa and Southeast Asia. They are the sister group of the Old World...
- Apes are anthropoids of the Hominoidea superfamily. Ape or APE may also refer to: Ape (plant), the Polynesian name for the giant taro plant Acute pulmonary...
- The Hominidae (/hɒˈmɪnɪdiː/), whose members are known as great apes or hominids (/ˈhɒmɪnɪdz/), are a taxonomic family of primates that includes eight extant...
- Planet of the Apes is an American science fiction media franchise consisting of films, books, television series, comics, and other media about a world...
- The Skunk ape, also known as the swamp ape and Florida Bigfoot, in American folklore, is an ape-like creature that is purported to inhabit the forests...
- Apical means "pertaining to an apex". It may refer to: Apical ancestor, refers to the last common ancestor of an entire group, such as a species (biology)...
- The Piaggio Ape (Italian: [ˈpjaddʒo ˈaːpe]; Italian for 'bee'), is a three-wheeled light commercial vehicle, manufactured and marketed by Piaggio as an...
- Ape Escape is a series of video games developed primarily by ****an Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, starting with Ape Escape for PlayStation...
- The Ape of God is the name of three different studio albums released by the American rock band Old Man Gloom — one of which was a "fake" album released...
- Ape and Super-Ape (Dutch: Bij de beesten af) is a 1972 Dutch do****entary film directed by Bert Haanstra. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best...