Meaning of pithecanthropoid

pith•e•can•thro•poid

Pronunciation: (pith"i-kan'thru-poid", -kun-thrō'poid), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling the former genus Pithecanthropus or one of its members.
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