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Ramapithecus

[rah-muh-pith-i-kuh s, -puh-thee-kuh s] /ˌrɑ məˈpɪθ ɪ kəs, -pəˈθi kəs/
noun
1.
a genus of extinct Miocene ape known from fossils found in India and Pakistan and formerly thought to be a possible human ancestor.
Origin of Ramapithecus
< New Latin (1934), equivalent to Sanskrit Rāma Rama + Greek píthēkos ape
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