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noun [C] (ANIMAL)    /ˈpraɪ.meɪt/ /-mət/ specialized
a member of the most developed and intelligent group of mammals, including humans, monkeys, and apesHumans, apes and monkeys
(Definition of primate noun (ANIMAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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