suborder Anthropoidea

noun
monkeys; apes; hominids
Syn: ↑Anthropoidea
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Primates, ↑order Primates
Member Meronyms:

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  • Anthropoidea — noun monkeys; apes; hominids • Syn: ↑suborder Anthropoidea • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Primates, ↑order Primates • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthropoidea — An thro*poid e*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Anthropoid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The suborder of primates which includes the monkeys, apes, and man. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anthropoidea — A suborder of the mammalian order Primates, that comprises the families Cebidae (New World monkeys), Callithricidae (marmosets), Cercopithecidae (Old World monkeys), Pongidae (gibbons, gorillas, chimpanzees, and orangutans), and Hominidae… …   Medical dictionary

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Primates — noun an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings • Syn: ↑Primates • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Eutheria, ↑subclass Eutheria • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Primates — noun an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑order Primates • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Eutheria, ↑subclass Eutheria …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hominoidea — noun anthropoid apes and human beings • Syn: ↑superfamily Hominoidea • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Anthropoidea, ↑suborder Anthropoidea • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hominoidea — A superfamily of the Primates including the anthropoid apes and humans. Divided into the families Pongidae (anthropoid apes) and Hominidae (humans). [L. homo (homin ), man, + G. eidos, form] * * * Hom·i·noi·dea .häm ə nȯid ē ə n pl 1) in some… …   Medical dictionary

  • anthropoid ape — noun any tailless ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae • Hypernyms: ↑ape • Hyponyms: ↑great ape, ↑pongid, ↑lesser ape • Member Holonyms: ↑Anthropoidea, ↑suborder Anthropoidea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cercopithecidae — noun Old World monkeys: guenon; baboon; colobus monkey; langur; macaque; mandrill; mangabey; patas; proboscis monkey • Syn: ↑family Cercopithecidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Anthropoidea …   Useful english dictionary

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