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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
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simian

[ˈsɪmɪən] adjscimmiesco/a
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My laboratory has previously used degenerate primer sets of this region designed on the bases of LDV, equine arteritis virus, and Lelystad virus sequence information (Figure 4) that detected not only the genomes of these three viruses but also those of VR-2332 and simian hemorrhagic fever virus, for which no sequence information was available at the time (41).

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