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simian in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsimiansim‧i‧an /ˈsɪmiən/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 literaryHBA similar to a monkey 🔊 his dark hair and simian features2 technical relating to monkeys 🔊 simian diseases
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simianThey stared, they watched, they were simian.Many were surprised by Williams's appearance, which was simian and scarlet-faced, slightly boozy.Actually, Rutledge is a thief who employs his abused, trained ape Dunston as a simian cat burglar.All I got for my pains was a grunt that fitted well with his simian features.Micky's brow corrugated in a simian frown.She is not strictly beautiful but has a simian intensity.