Definition of dryopithecoid in US English:

dryopithecoid

noun

rare
  • Any of various extinct apes resembling or related to those of the genus Dryopithecus.

adjective

rare
  • Resembling or related to extinct apes of the genus Dryopithecus.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. From Dryopithecus + -oid.

Pronunciation

dryopithecoid

/ˌdrʌɪə(ʊ)ˈpɪθɪkɔɪd/