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1. ape-man, missing link

hypothetical organism formerly thought to be intermediate between apes and human beings

2. ape-man

a person assumed to have been raised by apes

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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nounWord forms: plural ˈapeˌmen (ˈeɪpˌmɛn ; āpˈmenˌ)
any of several extinct primates, as a pithecanthropine, with structural characteristics intermediate between ape and man

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1. Any of various extinct primates considered to be close relatives or ancestors of modern humans and having some characteristics of nonhuman apes. Not in scientific use.
2. A brawny or crude man.

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