gibbon(redirected from lesser ape)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
A genus of anthropoid apes, Hylobates, of the superfamily Hominoidea.
gibbona long-armed anthropoid ape of the genus Hylobatea.
slender, tailless, noisy, arboreal ape, about 3 ft high and weighing about 15 lb. The least anthropoid of the anthropoid apes, in the family Pongidae. Called also Hylobates spp.