simian

[ US /ˈsɪmiən/ ]
[ UK /sˈɪmi‍ən/ ]
NOUN
  1. an ape or monkey
ADJECTIVE
  1. relating to or resembling an ape
    simian features
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How To Use simian In A Sentence

  • All I got for my pains was a grunt that fitted well with his simian features. DEAD BEAT
  • In a Star Trek-inspired turn of events, he ends up forwarding centuries through time, crashing onto an alien planet where roles between simians and humans are reversed.
  • Only in recent decades have prosimians - a suborder of primates that includes lemurs, lorises, bushbabies, and tarsiers - begun to be studied systematically.
  • Occupying a 43 square kilometre patch of lowland, it's home to 155 orphaned and displaced simians who share 99.6 per cent of our genetic make up.
  • Vietnam is host to several principal kinds of primates: gibbons (lesser apes), langurs and macaques (which are both monkeys), and lorises (which are prosimians).
  • Central to concerns over bushmeat are fears that carcasses can contain simian foaming virus, something scientists say can jump to humans if they eat the meat.
  • ` beelike, 'simian ` apelike' and vermian ` wormlike. ' VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol III No 3
  • All I got for my pains was a grunt that fitted well with his simian features. DEAD BEAT
  • What we expect from them is boorish, simian behaviour that ratifies the anti-male sentiment that runs through the culture. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Mongoose Lemur (scientific name Lemur mongoz) is not a mongoose at all, but a prosimian primate, a species of monkey and native only to Madagascar.
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