Definition of Ape-man

1. Noun. Hypothetical organism formerly thought to be intermediate between apes and human beings.

Exact synonyms: Missing Link
Generic synonyms: Primitive, Primitive Person



2. Noun. A person assumed to have been raised by apes.
Generic synonyms: Feral Man, Wild Man

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ape-man

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apatites
apatosaur
apatosaurs
apatosaurus
apatosauruses
apaumé
apay
apayd
apaying
apays
apaziquone
apazone
apc
ape
ape-man (current term)
ape diseases
ape fissure
ape hand
ape hangers
ape leader
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aped
apedom
apedoms
apeek
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apehangers
apehood

Literary usage of Ape-man

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1. Readings in Evolution, Genetics, and Eugenics by Horatio Hackett Newman (1921)
"The Java ape-man, Pithecanthropus erectus (Figs. ... Hence not only was the brain limited in its total size, but this Flc- 6--Sk«" °{ Java ape-man, ..."

2. The Evolution of Man: A Popular Scientific Study by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1910)
"... ape-man " which I then advanced was brilliantly confirmed twenty-four years afterwards by the famous discovery of the fossil Pithecanthropus credits by ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine (1873)
"... or tailed apt1, then an Anthropoid ape, like the gorilla, then a Pithecanthropus or an ape-man, till at last the ape-man (a 9 Ib. p. 578. Haeckel, p. ..."

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