Primate synonyms

prī'mĭt, -māt'
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A member of the Hominoidea.
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A clergyman of high rank and authority, having jurisdiction over an area or a group of people; normally a bishop.
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The common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), of equatorial central and western Africa, having a stockier build than the bonobo (P. paniscus).
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An ape of the family Hominidae, having a mostly hairless face, hands with complex fingerprints, and flat fingernails. Includes the gorilla and chimpanzee (subfamily Homininae), and orangutan (subfamily Ponginae). Usage may vary to either include or exclude humans (members of Homininae subfamily).
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An adult male human.
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A thug.
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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
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Any of certain highly developed primates, esp. the chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan, and gibbon: in some classification systems, any of a suborder (Anthropoidea) of primates
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(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.
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In the Greek Orthodox church, a bishop ranking next below an archbishop.
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(--- Eastern Orthodox Ch.) The highest-ranking bishop at Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem, Moscow, Bucharest, etc.
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Any of a family (Hominidae) of two-legged primates including all forms of humans, extinct and living
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(Eastern Christianity) The Bishop or Patriarch of Alexandria.
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In the early Christian church, a presbyter, or elder
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A person who imitates; mimic
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In the Roman Catholic Church and other churches, a senior bishop who is in charge of an archdiocese, and presides over a group of dioceses called a province.
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Any of several large terrestrial African and Arabian monkeys of the genus Papio, having an elongated doglike muzzle and bare calluses on the buttocks.
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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.
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A member of the species Homo sapiens; a human being.
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(Colloquial) Any strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea, native only to Madagascar and some surrounding islands.
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An animal of the class Mammalia, characterized by being warm-blooded, having hair and feeding milk to its young.
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(Informal) A mischievous child.
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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.
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One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
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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
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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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(Zoology) Any species of the superfamily Cercopithecoidea (the Old World monkeys).
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Any creature that moves by means of brachiation.
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A bishop seen in relation to his archbishop or metropolitan province (which may summon him for support, to attend synods etc.).
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