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an·thro·poid

 (ăn′thrə-poid′)
adj.
1. Of or belonging to the primate suborder Anthropoidea, which consists of the New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and apes including humans.
2. Resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance.
3. Resembling or characteristic of a nonhuman ape; apelike: an anthropoid forehead.
n.
A primate of the suborder Anthropoidea.

an′thro·poi′dal (-poid′l) adj.

anthropoid

(ˈænθrəˌpɔɪd)
adj
1. resembling man
2. resembling an ape; apelike
3. (Zoology) of or relating to the suborder Anthropoidea
n
(Animals) any primate of the suborder Anthropoidea, including monkeys, apes, and man. Compare prosimian
ˌanthroˈpoidal adj

an•thro•poid

(ˈæn θrəˌpɔɪd)

adj.
1. resembling humans.
2. resembling an ape; apelike.
3. belonging or pertaining to the primate suborder Anthropoidea, characterized by a relatively flat face, dry nose, small immobile ears, and forward-facing eyes and comprising humans, apes, Old World monkeys, and New World monkeys. Compare prosimian.
n.
[1825–35; < Greek anthropoeidḗs in the shape of a man. See anthropo-, -oid]
an`thro•poi′dal, adj.

anthropoid

a creature resembling man, as an ape. — anthropoid, anthropoidal, adj.
See also: Animals
a creature resembling man, as an ape. — anthropoid, — anthropoidal, adj.
See also: Mankind
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthropoid - person who resembles a nonhuman primateanthropoid - person who resembles a nonhuman primate
misfit - someone unable to adapt to their circumstances
2.anthropoid - any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominidsanthropoid - any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids
primate - any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet
Adj.1.anthropoid - resembling apesanthropoid - resembling apes      
nonhuman - not human; not belonging to or produced by or appropriate to human beings; "nonhuman primates such as chimpanzees"
2.anthropoid - resembling human beingsanthropoid - resembling human beings    
human - having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"

anthropoid

adjective
Translations
antropoidančovjekolikmajmunolik
antropóide

anthropoid

[ˈænθrəʊpɔɪd]
A. ADJantropoide
B. Nantropoide mf

anthropoid

nAnthropoid m (spec); (= ape)Menschenaffe m
adjanthropoid (spec)

anthropoid

[ˈænθrəʊpɔɪd] adj & nantropoide (m)
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Les specialistes EOS ont calque ses mouvements sur de vrais animaux anthropoides et leur comportement.
It has been reported that the coracoid minor artery alone stemmed from the axillary artery in the order Coliiformes (Glenny, 1944) as well as in the Fulica americana (American coot) (Glenny, 1947), whereas the coracoid minor artery, together with the coracoid major artery, stemmed from the axillary artery in the Anthropoides paradisea (blue crane) (Fisher, 1955).
Se basant sur des donnees issues de la litterature comme sur des observations effectuees par des specialistes de l'etude de ces animaux, le philosophe montre comment les discours des humains sur les grands singes oscillent continuellement <<entre attraction et repulsion, entre le ressenti d'une inquietante etrangete du Meme et le sentiment d'une troublante familiarite de l'Autre>> (Herzfeld 2012: 8), comme si humains et anthropoides formaient eux aussi une communaute.