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simious

[sim-ee-uh s]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or characteristic of apes or monkeys; simian.
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Origin of simious

1795–1805; < Latin sīmi(a) ape (see simian) + -ous
Related formssim·i·ous·ness, nounsub·sim·i·ous, adjective
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  • There is a strong facial resemblance among the simious races--Simia Similibus.

    Punchinello, Vol. 1, Issue 10, Saturday, June 4, 1870

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