anthropoid


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person who resembles a nonhuman primate

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any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids

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resembling apes

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resembling human beings

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For an instant he hesitated, and then again there rose before him the dreams of affluence which this great anthropoid would doubtless turn to realities once Paulvitch had landed him safely in some great metropolis like London.
The captain interposed no obstacles to the arrangement, and so the great anthropoid was tacitly admitted to membership in the ship's company.
In this instance it was the anthropoid that retired in stiff dignity to inspect an unhappy caterpillar, which he presently devoured.
she exclaimed, and then, in the vernacular of the great apes which constant association with the anthropoids had rendered the common language of the Oparians: "You have come back to me
With a howl of mingled rage and anguish the great anthropoid bent double and sank to the ground, though almost instantly he was again struggling to his feet.
The little audience of fierce anthropoids heard the creaking of their king's neck mingling with his agonized shrieks and hideous roaring.
Teeka is Tarzan's," said the ape-man, in the low gutturals of the great anthropoids.
His teeth, while strong and sharp, were, as weapons of offense, pitifully inadequate by comparison with the mighty fighting fangs of the anthropoids.
Bacon had a fascination with Egyptian art and his sphinx-like Sketch for a Portrait of Lisa (1955) sits sympathetically opposite a row of carved wooden faces from anthropoid coffins.
It shows the relationship between the neocortex ratio of anthropoid primates (that is, the size of the neocortex relative to total brain size) and social group size.
The film will be directed by Sean Ellis and is based on the true story of Operation Anthropoid when in 1942 two soldiers, trained by British forces, parachuted into Nazi-occupied Prague and attacked Heydrich.
It is easy to foretell a time when those races who shorten the distance between the White man and the anthropoid will have completely disappeared".
With their faces "darkened" with "cocoa powder" and decorated with "war paint," the children sit around the camp fire in Indian garb and listen, baffled much like "kids" in "shul" (synagogue), by the following rhetoric: "When first the brutal anthropoid stood up and walked erect .
The exhibits will include the biggest collection in the world of sarcophagi anthropoid -- a sarcophagus featuring the relief of the entombed person's head -- and the colorful Roman frescoes of the Tomb of Tyre.
China is the birthplace of mankind, which has been proved by the discovery of the 45 million-year-old Shu fossils, of the first anthropoid.