Definition of Pithecoid. Meaning of Pithecoid. Synonyms of Pithecoid

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Definition of Pithecoid

Pithecoid
Pithecoid Pith"e*coid, a. [Gr. ? an ape + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) 1. Of or pertaining to the genus Pithecia, or subfamily Pithecin[ae], which includes the saki, ouakari, and other allied South American monkeys. 2. Of or pertaining to the anthropoid apes in particular, or to the higher apes of the Old World, collectively.

Meaning of Pithecoid from wikipedia

- backfired, as Huxley had already delighted Darwin by speculating on "pithecoid man" (ape-like man), and was glad of the invitation to publicly turn the...
- backfired, as Huxley had already delighted Darwin by speculating on "pithecoid man" – ape-like man, and was glad of the invitation to publicly turn the...
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