A member of the Hominoidea.
The common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), of equatorial central and western Africa, having a stockier build than the bonobo (P. paniscus).
A great ape (Pongo pygmaeus) with shaggy, reddish-brown hair, very long arms, small ears, and a hairless face: it is smaller than the gorilla and is found only in the swampy, coastal jungles of Borneo and Sumatra
Any of certain highly developed primates, esp. the chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan, and gibbon: in some classification systems, any of a suborder (Anthropoidea) of primates
(Roman Catholic Church) A high church official, ranking just below the pope, who has been appointed by a pope to membership in the College of Cardinals.
In the Greek Orthodox church, a bishop ranking next below an archbishop.
(--- Eastern Orthodox Ch.) The highest-ranking bishop at Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem, Moscow, Bucharest, etc.
Any of a family (Hominidae) of two-legged primates including all forms of humans, extinct and living
In the early Christian church, a presbyter, or elder
A person who imitates; mimic
Any of several large terrestrial African and Arabian monkeys of the genus Papio, having an elongated doglike muzzle and bare calluses on the buttocks.
A high-ranking Christian cleric, in modern churches usually in charge of a diocese and in some churches regarded as having received the highest ordination in unbroken succession from the apostles.
A member of the species Homo sapiens; a human being.
Used formerly as a title for a priest holding first rank among the members of a cathedral chapter, acting as chief assistant to a bishop.
One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
A person, esp. a man, who is a chief exponent of a philosophy, movement, etc. or an acknowledged leader, or leading expert, in some field
Any of a family (Hylobatidae) of small, slender, long-armed, tree-dwelling anthropoid apes of India, S China, and the East Indies
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