[ UK /ˈænθɹəpˌɔ‍ɪd/ ]
  1. person who resembles a nonhuman primate
  2. any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids
  1. resembling human beings
  2. resembling apes
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How To Use anthropoid In A Sentence

  • ‘That resulted in the anthropoid primates - which we are one of - which had better vision all around, compared to the earlier primates that only had to deal with constricting snakes,’ Isbell said.
  • It had the double cephalization ratio of brain size to body size of the anthropoid apes in general and half that of man . . . THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH
  • As in the case of the anthropoid ape, the human digestive system is twelve times the length of the body; our skin has millions of tiny pores to evaporate water and cool the body by sweating; we drink water by suction like all other vegetarian animals; our tooth and jaw structure is vegetarian; and our saliva is alkaline and contains ptyalin for predigestion of grains. - Articles related to Long-distance journeys are out of fashion: Global warming is causing evolutionary changes in bird migration
  • Again, the capuchin monkey cannot be unequivocally assigned to either the typical anthropoid or nonprimate pattern.
  • Janos was big, white-furred, anthropoidal, with the heart of a beast buried deep within his outer air of refinement. Stone and Anvil
  • However, if present day anthropoids are any indication, early primates were quick to take advantage of these new arboreal plant foods.
  • The anthropoid coffin is associated almost exclusively with the burial vault.
  • Extant anthropoids appear to be blithely insouciant to such syndromes.
  • Primates, particularly anthropoids, are noted for their considerable cerebral complexity.
  • The region is an Endemic Bird Area with, on the coast, jackass penguin Spheniscus demersens, blue crane Anthropoides paradiseus, Cape vulture Gyps coprotheres, black eagle Aquila verreauxii, martial eagle Polemaetus bellicosus, fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer, black harrier Circus maurus, lanner falcon Falco biarmicus and lesser kestrel Falco naumanni. Cape Floral Protected Areas, South Africa
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