Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Linnean genus (1735–66) containing the whole of his order Primates, excepting the genera Homo, Lemur, and Vespertilio.
- n. Now, the name-giving genus of Simiidæ, containing only those apes known as orang-utans. The common orang is S. satyrus, and no other species is established. See mias, pongo, and cut under
orang-utan. Also called Pithecusand Satyrus.
- n. A genus of gastropods.
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