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sim·i·an

 (sĭm′ē-ən)
adj.
1. Relating to, characteristic of, or resembling a monkey or an ape: humans and other simian primates.
2. Relating to, characteristic of, or resembling a monkey or a nonhuman ape: caricatures of politicians with simian features.
n.
1. A monkey or an ape.
2. A monkey or a nonhuman ape.

[From Latin sīmia, ape, ultimately (probably via the Greek personal name Sīmiās, originally a nickname for a snub-nosed man, perhaps also given to pet apes in reference to their appearance) from Greek sīmos, snub-nosed and of unknown origin.]

simian

(ˈsɪmɪən)
adj
(Animals) of, relating to, or resembling a monkey or ape. Also (rare): simious
n
(Animals) a monkey or ape
[C17: from Latin sīmia an ape, probably from sīmus flat-nosed, from Greek sīmos]

sim•i•an

(ˈsɪm i ən)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an ape or monkey.
n.
2. an ape or monkey.
[1600–10; < Latin sīmi(a) an ape (probably derivative of sīmus flat-nosed < Greek sīmós) + -an1]

sim·i·an

(sĭm′ē-ən)
An ape or monkey.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.simian - an ape or monkeysimian - an ape or monkey      
primate - any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet
Adj.1.simian - relating to or resembling an ape; "simian features"
Translations
majom

simian

[ˈsɪmɪən] ADJsímico

simian

adj (form)der Affen; appearanceaffenartig
nAffe m

simian

[ˈsɪmɪən] adjscimmiesco/a
References in classic literature ?
He appears to me less human than simian, and whenever I hear him talk I seem to myself to have paused in the street to listen to the shrill clatter of a hand-organ, to which the gambols of a hairy homunculus form an accompaniment.
I saw that it was the simian creature who had met the launch upon the beach.
Notwithstanding that both Clayton and his wife kept a sharp lookout they saw nothing of larger animals, though on two occasions they had seen their little simian neighbors come screaming and chattering from the near-by ridge, casting frightened glances back over their little shoulders, and evincing as plainly as though by speech that they were fleeing some terrible thing which lay concealed there.
Well, Ja should know his own business, I thought, and so I grasped the spear and clambered up toward the red man as rapidly as I could--being so far removed from my simian ancestors as I am.
asked Tarzan, using the simian equivalent of black he-baby in lieu of a better name.
It represented an alert, sharp-featured simian man, with thick eyebrows and a very peculiar projection of the lower part of the face, like the muzzle of a baboon.
The acquisition, if completed, would result in Simian shareholders having a minority interest in the enlarged group.
The electronic music series will see Simian Mobile Disco, Max Cooper, Josh Wink, Radio Slave, Clockwork & Avatism and The Element perform at Emirates Golf Club in Dubai.
According to Simian Reel Insights 2015, upwards of 74 percent of creative companies use iOS devices, however, iOS does not natively support 360/VR videos.
Initially starting out as rap collective with other North East artists, Jay Simian and Baddz Beat decided to go it alone and form their own band to pursue their own distinctive hip hop music.
Total quantity or scope: -How daily norm around (8 hours of work) to Baia de Arama subunits, Corcova, Drobeta Turnu Severin, Orsova Strehaia, Simian Simian + SP, Vinju Mare;
We previously reported the detection of several new simian adenovirus strains in fecal specimens from captive monkeys in China (5).