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SIMIAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does simian mean? 

SIMIAN (noun)
  The noun SIMIAN has 1 sense:

1. an ape or monkey

  Familiarity information: SIMIAN used as a noun is very rare.


SIMIAN (adjective)
  The adjective SIMIAN has 1 sense:

1. relating to or resembling an ape

  Familiarity information: SIMIAN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIMIAN (noun)


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Meaning:

An ape or monkey

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("simian" is a kind of...):

primate (any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet)


SIMIAN (adjective)


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Meaning:

Relating to or resembling an ape

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

simian features

Pertainym:

ape (any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all)


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