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1. Any of various extinct primates considered to be close relatives or ancestors of modern humans and having some characteristics of nonhuman apes. Not in scientific use.
2. A brawny or crude man.
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n., pl. -men.
1. a hypothetical primate representing a transitional form between true humans and the anthropoid apes, considered by some as constituting the genus Australopithecus.
2. a human assumed to have been reared by apes.
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|Noun||1.||ape-man - hypothetical organism formerly thought to be intermediate between apes and human beings|
|2.||ape-man - a person assumed to have been raised by apes|
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