Origin of anthropoid
Related formsan·thro·poi·dal, adjectivepseu·do·an·thro·poid, adjective
Examples from the Web for anthropoid
This left them, in the end, with “rhinoceros” and “anthropoid.”
They summoned Mr. Rizzo and desired him to spell the word “anthropoid.”
In and among the rest he inserted the words “rhinoceros” and “anthropoid.”
This conformation reminds us throughout of the brain of the anthropoid apes.The Mind of the Child, Part II|W. Preyer
All the anthropoid apes are certainly intelligent enough to do this, if it should prove advantageous to them.
Of the anthropoid apes of Europe, probably numerous in individuals, a few remains of one or two species alone survive.
Some fossil remains bring modern man nearer the anthropoid type.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)|J. Arthur Thomson
The greatest moment in the history of the human family was the discovery of fire by an anthropoid of genius.Unicorns|James Huneker