[awr-ee-oh-pith-i-kuh s, -puh-thee-kuh s, ohr-] /ˌɔr i oʊˈpɪθ ɪ kəs, -pəˈθi kəs, ˌoʊr-/

a genus of fossil primate from the Miocene coal deposits of Italy, formerly considered to be a possible hominid.


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