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Related to Pongids: anthropoid ape
1. Any of various apes of the subfamily Ponginae, which includes only the orangutans and their extinct relatives.
2. Any of various apes of the formerly recognized family Pongidae, which included the chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans. No longer in scientific use.
noun A great ape—e.g., chimpanzee, gibbon, gorilla, orangutan