genus Aegyptopithecus

noun
a genus of Hominoidea
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Hominoidea, ↑superfamily Hominoidea
Member Meronyms: ↑Aegyptopithecus

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  • Aegyptopithecus — Temporal range: 35–33 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Aegyptopithecus — noun extinct primate of about 38 million years ago; fossils found in Egypt • Hypernyms: ↑hominoid • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Aegyptopithecus * * * /i jip toh pith i keuhs, peuh thee keuhs/, n. a genus of extinct anthropoid ape of the Oligocene… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aegyptopithecus — /i jip toh pith i keuhs, peuh thee keuhs/, n. a genus of extinct anthropoid ape of the Oligocene Period known from remains found in Egypt. [ < NL (1965), equiv. to L Aegypt(us) EGYPT + NL o O + pithecus ape < Gk píthekos] * * * …   Universalium

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   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

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

  • primate — primatal, adj., n. primatial /pruy may sheuhl/, primatical /pruy mat i keuhl/, adj. /pruy mayt/ or, esp. for 1, /pruy mit/, n. 1. Eccles. an archbishop or bishop ranking first among the bishops of a province or country. 2. any of various… …   Universalium

  • Propliopithecus — Taxobox name = Propliopithecus status = fossil fossil range = Mid Oligocene regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates subordo = Haplorrhini superfamilia = Hominoidea familia = Pliopithecidae genus = Propliopithecus… …   Wikipedia

  • Human evolution — This article is about the divergence of Homo sapiens from other species. For a complete timeline of human evolution, see Timeline of human evolution. Reconstruction of Homo heidelbergensis which may be the direct ancestor of both Homo… …   Wikipedia

  • Proconsul (primate) — Taxobox name = Proconsul fossil range = Miocene (27 17 MYA) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates superfamilia = Hominoidea familia = Proconsulidae (extinct) subfamilia = Proconsulinae (extinct) genus = Proconsul… …   Wikipedia


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