What does primates mean?

Definitions for primatespraɪˈmeɪ tiz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Primates, order Primates(noun)

    an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings

Webster Dictionary

  1. Primates

    the highest order of mammals. It includes man, together with the apes and monkeys. Cf. Pitheci

  2. Origin: [NL.]

Freebase

  1. Primates

    Primates is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal of primatology. It publishes original papers that cover all aspects of the study of primates. The journal publishes original research articles, reviews, short communications, book reviews, and notes. It was established in 1957. Although the first volume contained only articles written in Japanese, subsequent volumes were published in English, thanks to a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. It is now published by Springer Science+Business Media and the current editor-in-chief is Juichi Yamagiwa.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of primates in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of primates in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. H. Allen Smith:

    The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists of "Ten Best".

  2. Ken Campbell:

    Finding primates was a possibility, but they are very rare and very small, so yea, in the end, it was a surprise.

  3. Tamas Horvath:

    But, of course, we need to do further studies on those [mechanisms] in humans or other primates, to see whether this is the case there.

  4. Alka Chandna:

    In light of the tremendous physical and psychological harm done to primates used in these NIH experiments and the absence of any gains made as a result, it would seem to be amply clear that these experiments simply cannot be justified.

  5. Tamas Horvath:

    I think this behavior is so simple, so primitive that I think the machinery that drives the mice will be very similar to the machinery that drives humans as well, but, of course, we need to do further studies on those [mechanisms] in humans or other primates, to see whether this is the case there.

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