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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to apes of the hominiform or manlike type, as Pithecanthropus.
  • n. A hominiform or man-like ape: a hypothetical animal of higher brain-capacity than the anthropoid apes, but lower than the average in man, yet approaching man in erect gait. See Pithecanthropus, 1.


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