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Ape

1. (Science: zoology) a quadrumanous mammal, especially. Of the family Simiadae, having teeth of the same number and form as in man, having teeth of the same number and form as in man, and possessing neither a tail nor cheek pouches. The name is applied esp. To species of the genus hylobates, and is sometimes used as a general term for all quadrumana. The higher forms, the gorilla, chimpanzee, and ourang, are often called anthropoid apes or man apes.

The ape of the old testament was prqobably the rhesus monkey of india, and allied forms.

2. One who imitates servilely (in allusion to the manners of the ape); a mimic.

3. A dupe.

Origin: as. Apa; akin to D. Aap, OHG. Affo, g. Affe, Icel. Api, Sw. Apa, dan. Abe, W. Epa.


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