from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the mammalian order Primates; primatial: as, primatic characters.
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I think it a conclusion, fully justified by analogy, that, sooner or later, we shall discover the remains of our less specialised primatic ancestors in the strata which have yielded the less specialised equine and canine quadrupeds.
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