• English word ape in the Shona Dictionary
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  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
A quadrumanous mammal, esp. of the family Simiadae, having teeth of the same number and form as in man, and possessing neither a tail nor cheek pouches. The name is applied esp. to species of the genus Hylobates, and is sometimes used as a general term for all Quadrumana. The higher forms, the gorilla, chimpanzee, and ourang, are often called anthropoid apes or man apes.
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time

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