One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Resembling or relating to the apes, especially the higher apes; apelike.
An ape, especially a higher ape.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Darwin (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection. From ancient Greek πίθηκος ape, of unknown origin + -oid, perhaps after ancient Greek πιθηκοειδής ape-like.
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