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1) 9. Monkeys, Apes and Sub-men. Wells, H.G. 1922. A Short History of the World
...orders. At the head of these is the order Primates, which includes the lemurs, the monkeys, apes and man. Their classification was based originally upon anatomical...

2) ape. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ape, any primate of the subfamily Hominoidea, with the possible exception of humans. The small apes, the gibbon and the siamang, and the orangutan, one of the great...

3) primate. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...primate, member of the mammalian order Primates, which includes humans, apes, monkeys, and prosimians, or lower primates. The group can be traced to the late Cretaceous...

4) Jack-a-napes or Jackanapes = Jack of apes. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...More likely, it is Jack and ape, formed on the model of Jack-ass, a stupid fool. 2 "I will teach a scurvy jackanape priest to meddle or make."-Shakespeare: Merry...

5) C. Human Origins (4 Million to 1.8 Million Years Ago). 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...Ago) All humans are members of the order Primates. There are two suborders: Anthropoids (apes, humans, and monkeys) and Prosimians (lemurs, tarsiers, and other "premonkeys")....

6) Animals (The cries of). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Apes gibber; asses bray; bees hum; beetles drone; bears growl; bitterns boom; blackbirds whistle: blackcaps-we speak of the "chick-chick" of the blackcap; bulls bellow;...

7) Dryopithecus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Dryopithecus, (dri´opthe´ks, -pith´ks) (KEY) , an extinct group of apes. Fossils about 20 million years old have been found in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Dryopithecus...

8) missing link. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...missing link A supposed animal midway in evolution between apes and humans. The term is based on a misunderstanding about the theory of evolution, which does not...

9) Lead (pronounce leed). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...(Anglo-Saxon laed-an.) 1 To lead apes in hell. (See APES.) 2 To lead by the nose. (See under NOSE.) 3 To lead one a pretty dance. (See under DANCE.) 4...

10) ape. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A mimic or imitator. 3. Informal A clumsy or boorish person. Inflected forms: aped, ap·ing, apes To mimic slavishly but often with an absurd result. See synonyms...

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