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anthropoid

anthropoid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word anthropoid

Definition
(noun) person who resembles a nonhuman primate
Synonyms : ape

Definition
(noun) any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids
Definition
(adj) resembling apes
Synonyms : anthropoidal , apelike

Definition
(adj) resembling human beings
Synonyms : manlike

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for anthropoid

Many of u must be knowing that anthropology is study of human beings. I think anthropoid is the root word for anthropology.
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by Progress

anthro= human and poloroid photo = exactly similar so anthropoid is exactly similar to humans
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by theclient

ANTHROPOID<===> मानवकार (pr. \\manavakar \\ )[Adjective] Example:Monkeys are anthoropoid ancestors of modern humans."
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by tpant

root "anthro" in this word means "human" and hence something resembling human beings.
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by editor1

Always remember antro- means related to humans.
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by invisible.raman

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