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Pithecoid   Listen
adjective
Pithecoid  adj.  (Zool.)
1.
Of or pertaining to the genus Pithecia, or subfamily Pithecinae, which includes the saki, ouakari, and other allied South American monkeys.
2.
Of or pertaining to the anthropoid apes in particular, or to the higher apes of the Old World, collectively.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Pithecoid" Quotes from Famous Books



... he could bear To think his kind allied To all those brutal forms which were In structure Pithecoid; Whether he thought the apes and us Homologous in form; He said, "Homo and Pithecus ...
— The Book of Humorous Verse • Various



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