GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) A Linnæan genus of Quadrumana which included the types of numerous modern genera. By modern writers it is usually restricted to the genus which includes the orang-outang.
“In the Middle Ages the devil is seen virtually as the ape (simia) of God and of the angels.”
“Orchis simia. pyramidalis! latifolia! morio! papilionacea.mascula. latiflora. conopsea.”
“Others of the genus _simia_ were stationed in the tops; an aviary composed of cockatoos, Cape parrots, Java sparrows, minas, &c., was dispersed through different messes; whilst indigenous animals, such as rats, mice, cockroaches and ants, had their appropriate haunts.”
“For this reason Nicholas de Lyra was dubbed, it must be admitted somewhat irreverently, simia Salomonis, Rashi's Ape.”
“The mouth, however, was very prominent, though somewhat relieved by a thick beard upon the lower jaw, and by lips far more human than those of any species of the simia genus.”
“Cum qua (as Vincent observed) clauditur adversis innoxia simia fatis!”
“The difference between the height of the line 1 and the line 5 gives an idea of the difference of being the head type of the aves, (corvidae,) and the head type of the mammalia, (bimana;) a.b. c.d. 5, again, represent the five groups of the first order of the mammalia; a, being the organic structure of the highest simia, and 5, that of man.”
“The varieties of the monkey tribe are innumerable: among them the best known are the muniet, karra, bru, siamang (or simia gibbon of Buffon), and lutong.”
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“The monkey tribe is the most abundant, including the simia, the gibbon, the orang-outang, found in no other island, except very rarely in Sumatra, where our hunters did not find even one; tapirs "--”
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