Meaning of “anthropoid” in the English Dictionary

"anthropoid" in British English

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anthropoidadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈæn.θrə.pɔɪd/ us /ˈæn.θrə.pɔɪd/

like a human being or an ape:

Gorillas, chimpanzees, and gibbons are all anthropoid apes, having long arms, no tails, and highly developed brains.
noun [ C ] uk us

Monkeys, apes, and humans are all anthropoids.

(Definition of “anthropoid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)