Origin of simian
Examples from the Web for simian
Contemporary Examples of simian
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Historical Examples of simian
The Harvard hellions (it is his own term) were indefatigable, simian, pitiless.Gigolo
But the curiosity of a simian is as excessive as the toil of an ant.
They will use up a lot of it in a simian habit3 called travel.
The simian submits with odd readiness to the loss of this privilege.
Whatever a simian does, there must always be some talking about it.
Word Origin for simian
"characteristic of monkeys or apes," c.1600, from Latin simia "ape," from simus "snub-nosed," from Greek simos "snub-nosed" (like the Scythians), also a masculine proper name, of unknown origin. Biological meaning "pertaining to monkeys" is from 1863. The noun meaning "an ape or monkey" first is attested in 1880.