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Aegyptopithecus

[ih-jip-toh-pith-i-kuh s, -puh-thee-kuh s]
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noun
  1. a genus of extinct anthropoid ape of the Oligocene Period known from remains found in Egypt.
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Origin of Aegyptopithecus

< New Latin (1965), equivalent to Latin Aegypt(us) Egypt + New Latin -o- -o- + pithecus ape < Greek píthēkos
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