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  • n. Any primate of the evolved clade (half of the order) which comprises all apes (including hominoids), monkeys and even (prosimian) tarsiers

Etymologies

From Neo-Latin Haplorrhini, from Ancient Greek ἁπλόος (haploos, "simple") + ῥίς (rhis, "nose") (Wiktionary)

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