Simia


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Sim´i`a


n.1.(Zool.) A Linnæan genus of Quadrumana which included the types of numerous modern genera. By modern writers it is usually restricted to the genus which includes the orang-outang.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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simulation is from simia , an ape; but in opera the actor takes for his model Simia audibilis (or Pithecanthropos stentor ) -- the ape that howls.
His name is a derivation of the Greek Simia -- what great fools are antiquarians!
The state court in Sarajevo found AorAe SimiA not guilty on Tuesday, ruling that the prosecution had not proved beyond reasonable doubt that he killed the Bosniak man after seizing him from a field in A evarlije, near the town of Doboj, on June 12, 1992, BIRN reports.
(LSE: RIL) has reached agreement with mutual insurance company SIMIA to provide loss portfolio reinsurance coverage for all insurance contracts previously underwritten by SIMIA, the company said.
In their own view, dogs are also among the most intelligent members of the animal kingdom: "despues del elefante, el perro tiene el primer lugar de parecer que tiene entendimiento; luego, el caballo, y el ultimo, la simia" (243).
Fie is unknown in Athens (729-31), adaptable to the situation (739-42), and has a name that fits a shifting imitator, Simia (744).
The true identity and characteristics of Simia albifrons Humboldt, 1812.
It seems to be genetic, but in the long view of English poetry, irregular verse serves as a groundbreaking yet merely emblematic forerunner to free verse, more simia quam similis ...
At Simia Forest High-Wire Course in the Dutch province of Gelderland has been selected as the location for the pilot project.