Meaning of Ramapithecus*

Ra•ma•pith•e•cus

Pronunciation: (rä"mu-pith'i-kus, -pu-thē'kus), [key]
— n.
  1. a genus of extinct Miocene ape known from fossils found in India and Pakistan and formerly thought to be a possible human ancestor.
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