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anthropoidan‧thro‧poid /ˈænθrəpɔɪd/ adjective  HBAan anthropoid animal, such as an ape, looks like a humananthropoid noun [countable]
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anthropoidThe anthropoid coffin is associated almost exclusively with the burial vault.A slightly later anthropoid shell of the 1630s in the same vault displays an alternative technique.In south-east Leicestershire two anthropoid shells of local manufacture are to be found in an extensive seventeenth-century vault.Amongst them are two very small anthropoid shells, one of 1617, the other of 1618.
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