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cercopithecoid

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the primate superfamily Cercopithecoidea (Old World monkeys)
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noun Also: cercopithecid (ˌsɜːkəʊpɪˈθiːsɪd)
  1. an Old World monkey
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Word Origin for cercopithecoid

C19: from Latin cercopithēcus monkey with a tail (from Greek kerkopithēkos, from kerkos tail + pithēkos ape) + -oid
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Related Words for cercopithecoid

hominoid, monkey, human, man, anthropoid, ape, orangutan, gibbon, chimpanzee, gorilla, brachiator, cercopithecoid