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Meaning of ape-man

ape-man

Pronunciation: (āp'man"), [key]
— 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.
  2. a human assumed to have been reared by apes.
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