Simian



adjective
1.
of or relating to an ape or monkey.
2.
characteristic of apes or monkeys:
long, simian fingers.
noun
3.
an ape or monkey.
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a monkey or ape Also (rare) simious (ˈsɪmɪəs)
noun
2.
a monkey or ape
simian
(sĭm’ē-ən)
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.

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