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anthropoid

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈæn.θrə.pɔɪd/ us  
like a human being or an ape: Gorillas, chimpanzees, and gibbons are all anthropoid apes, having long arms, no tails, and highly developed brains.Humans, apes and monkeys
anthropoid
noun [C] uk   us  
Monkeys, apes, and humans are all anthropoids.Humans, apes and monkeys
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