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anthropoid

an·thro·poid

anthropoid

 
pronunciation:
aen thr poId
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of apes, resembling a human being, esp. in shape.
definition 2: resembling an ape, esp. in behavior.
an anthropoid hoodlum
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a manlike ape such as the chimpanzee or gorilla.
similar words:
ape
derivation: anthropoidal (adj.)
Word Parts
The word anthropoid contains the following parts:
-oid Greek adjective- and noun-forming suffix that means resembling, like