of or relating to an ape or monkey.
characteristic of apes or monkeys:
long, simian fingers.
an ape or monkey.
of, relating to, or resembling a monkey or ape Also (rare) simious (ˈsɪmɪəs)
a monkey or ape
Adjective Resembling or characteristic of apes or monkeys.
Noun An ape or monkey. Ther term simian is no longer used in scientific contexts. Compare prosimian.
noun 1. a shelflike thickening along the inside of the mandible, characteristic of the anthropoid apes.
- Simian virus
simian virus sim·i·an virus (sĭm’ē-ən) n. Any of a number of viruses of variable taxonomic classification isolated from monkeys and from cultures of monkey cells.
noun 1. SV 40.
noun 1. Charles, born 1938, U.S. poet, born in Yugoslavia.