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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of extinct anthropoid apes from the Miocene of France, of large size and among the highest simians, regarded by Gervais and Lartet as most closely related to the early ancestors of man. These apes were of nearly human stature, and were probably arboreal and frugivorous.

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  • n. genus of Old World hominoids; Miocene and Pliocene

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