Definition of Lesser ape

1. Noun. Gibbons and siamangs.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lesser Ape

less than threes
lesser alar cartilages
lesser anteater
lesser ape (current term)
lesser arterial circle of iris
lesser bilby
lesser bullrush
lesser burdock
lesser calamint
lesser celandine
lesser celandines
lesser centaury
lesser circulation
lesser cul-de-sac
lesser curvature of stomach
lesser duckweed
lesser evil

Literary usage of Lesser ape

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1842)
"... behind, is named the lesser ape; ture or strait of the pelvis. The meeting of the two rami in the middle line makes the angle of the pubes. ..."

2. The Sins of Society: Words Spoken by Father Bernard Vaughan, of the Society by Bernard Vaughan (1907)
"The material evolutionist, who would persuade himself that he is nothing but the outcome of " eternal matter," the evolved " lesser ape," would seem to be ..."

3. The Pearl of Asia: Reminiscences of the Court of a Supreme Monarch; Or, Five by Jacob T. Child (1892)
"Soon the lesser ape secured a half of a cocoanut and ran off with it up a tree; the leader missed him and, seeing the culprit seated upon a limb enjoying ..."

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