Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Simian

1. (n.) an ape or monkey.

2. an older label for a superfamily within the Catarrhini containing monkeys with ape-like characteristics; Simia.

3. (adj.) referring to apes or monkeys; any monkey- or apelike condition.

Cf. prosimian.

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