an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
The definition of a monkey is a mammal belonging to the order Primates or a person with mischievous or child-like behavior.
The human race; mankind
Any such primate other than a human.
A high-ranking ecclesiastic, as a bishop
The definition of a mammal is a type of warm-blooded animal that breast feeds their babies and usually has hair.
(Slang) A powerfully built, aggressive, and often crude man.
(Roman Catholic Church) A bishop who holds the highest episcopal rank after the pope.
The definition of a priest is someone who performs religious rituals and rites for a church or other religious organization.
(Eastern Orthodox Ch.) A parish priest
Any of various primates of the family Hominidae, whose only living members are modern humans. Hominids are characterized by an upright gait, increased brain size and intelligence compared with other primates, a flattened face, and reduction in the size of the teeth and jaw. Besides the modern species Homo sapiens, hominids also include extinct species of Homo (such as H. erectus ) and the extinct genus Australopithecus. In some classifications, the family Hominidae also includes the anthropoid apes.
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