Definitions for ape-manˈeɪpˌmæn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ape-manˈeɪpˌmæn(n.)(pl.)-men.

  1. a hypothetical primate representing a transitional form between true humans and the anthropoid apes, considered by some as constituting the genus

    Australopithecus.

    Category: Physical Anthropology

  2. a human assumed to have been reared by apes.

Origin of ape-man:

1875–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. missing link, ape-man(noun)

    hypothetical organism formerly thought to be intermediate between apes and human beings

  2. ape-man(noun)

    a person assumed to have been raised by apes

Freebase

  1. Ape-Man

    Ape-Man is the name of three characters in Marvel Comics.

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