from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The higher one of two subfamilies of Simiidæ, from which the Hylobatinæ or gibbons are excluded, and which includes the gorilla, chimpanzee, and orang, having a robust form, broad haunch-bones, large cerebrum overlapping the cerebellum, and no ischial callosities. The genera are Gorilla, Mimetes (or Anthropopithecus or Troglodytes), and Simia.


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