Meaning of SIMIAN in English


I. ˈsi-mē-ən adjective

Etymology: Latin simia ape, from simus snub-nosed, from Greek simos

Date: 1607

: of, relating to, or resembling monkeys or apes

II. noun

Date: 1880

: monkey , ape ; also : any of a suborder (Anthropoidea) of primates that includes monkeys, apes, and humans

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