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Any of various apes of the family Hylobatidae, consisting of the gibbons.
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anthropoid ape - any tailless ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae
family Hylobatidae, Hylobatidae - used in some classifications for the lesser apes (gibbons and siamangs); sometimes considered a subfamily of Pongidae
Hylobates lar, gibbon - smallest and most perfectly anthropoid arboreal ape having long arms and no tail; of southern Asia and East Indies