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simian

(sĭm′ē-ən)
adj.
Relating to, characteristic of, or resembling a monkey or an ape: humans and other simian primates.
n.
1. A monkey or an ape.
2. A monkey or a nonhuman ape.

simian

(sim′ē-ăn) [L. simia, ape fr. Gr. simos, snub-nosed]
1. Pert. to or resembling apes or monkeys.
2. An ape or monkey.
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We have always known simians to be herbivores, but in recent times, I have seen monkeys taking eggs out of refrigerators and devouring them.
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