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apeman

(ˈeɪpˌmæn)
n, pl -men
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) any of various extinct apelike primates thought to have been the forerunners, or closely related to the forerunners, of modern man
2. (Zoology) any of various extinct apelike primates thought to have been the forerunners, or closely related to the forerunners, of modern man
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