Origin of primate
Related formspri·ma·tal, adjective, nounpri·ma·tial [prahy-mey-shuh l] /praɪˈmeɪ ʃəl/, pri·mat·i·cal [prahy-mat-i-kuh l] /praɪˈmæt ɪ kəl/, adjective
Examples from the Web for primate
Believed to be around 16 years old at the time, the primate had endured a life in the entertainment business.
But first a word on human lice, a noble symbiote who has been working the primate circuit for millions of years.
The New York-born girl may be have grown up near the state's capital, but she found her primate type in college.
Furthermore, the primate system permits the best in-depth platform for comparative studies.Does Research Really Need Human Embryos and Cloning?|Dr. Maureen L. Condic|April 16, 2009|DAILY BEAST
The marriage was solemnized by a Romish bishop, as well as by the Irish primate.
The King doubtless made him primate of the English hierarchy in order that he might combine both offices.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V|John Lord
The Primate writes to me as if I were a temporal baron—a man under command, having soldiers under him!The Monastery|Sir Walter Scott
They usurped the "firstlings of flocks," and got into trouble with the Primate in consequence.Stories about Famous Precious Stones|Mrs Goddard Orpen
The task was a repulsive one for the Primate, whose act alone had made the marriage possible; but Cranmer was—Cranmer.