Definition of apeman in English:

apeman

Syllabification: ape·man
Pronunciation: /ˈāpˌman
 
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noun (plural apemen)

  • An extinct apelike primate believed to be related or ancestral to present-day humans.
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    • Even evolutionists have decided that these so-called apemen have nothing to do with man's ancestry!
    • The dinosaur sequences are a combination of CGI and animatronics that are well-integrated, but the apemen creations are less compelling - looking too much like what they are, people with artificial facial appliances and make-up.
    • We now have a better understanding of where early apemen fit in evolution.

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