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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings.

Usage examples (37)
  • To this order is given the name Primates, and our first and second question must be when and whence the Primates began.
  • Have you called a Primates 'meeting next year to see whether Archbishops Akinola and Orombi, in particular, may turn up?
  • We remember that Rowan Williams didn't dare call another Primates Meeting until the little ducks were all in order.
  • Also, an excerpt from "Primates" has been posted at the Asimov's website. for more
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