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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anthropoid  \An"thro*poid\,  a.  [Gr.  ?  man  +  -oid.] 
  Resembling  man;  --  applied  especially  to  certain  apes,  as  the 
  ourang  or  gorilla.  --  n.  An  anthropoid  ape. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anthropoid 
  adj  1:  resembling  apes  [syn:  {anthropoidal},  {apelike}] 
  2:  resembling  human  beings  [syn:  {manlike}] 
  n  1:  person  who  resembles  a  non-human  primate  [syn:  {ape}] 
  2:  any  member  of  the  suborder  Anthropoidea  including  monkeys 
  and  apes  and  hominids 




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