HyperDic: suborder_anthropoidea

English > 1 sense of the expression suborder Anthropoidea:
NOUNanimalsuborder Anthropoidea, Anthropoideamonkeys
English > suborder Anthropoidea: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningmonkeys; apes; hominids.
Member ofPrimates, order PrimatesAn animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
MembersCercopithecidae, family Cercopithecidae(Old World monkeys) guenon
Hominidae, family Hominidaemodern man and extinct immediate ancestors of man
Hominoidea, superfamily Hominoideaanthropoid apes and human beings
Hylobatidae, family HylobatidaeUsed in some classifications for the lesser apes (gibbons and siamangs)
Platyrrhini, superfamily Platyrrhini(New World monkeys) capuchin
Pongidae, family Pongidaeusually considered as comprising orangutans
anthropoid apeAny tailless ape of the families ... / families Pongidae and Hylobatidae
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
SpanishAnthropoidea, antropoides, suborden Anthropoidea

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