anthropoid ape(redirected from Manlike ape)
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(Zoology) any primate of the family Pongidae, having no tail, elongated arms, and a highly developed brain. The group includes gibbons, orang-utans, chimpanzees, and gorillas
any ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae, anatomically resembling humans and comprising the gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, gibbons, and siamangs.
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|Noun||1.||anthropoid ape - any tailless ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae|
ape - any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
lesser ape - gibbons and siamangs