Definition of anthropoid:
imitator, manlike, human, amphibious, ape, asexual, virile, androgynous, nonhuman, aquatic, caged, manly, hominoid, articulate, aper, anthropomorphous, male, humanoid, arboreal, manful, emulator, apish, best-of-breed, captive, anthropomorphic, culture, anthropoidal, copycat, apelike.
But I cannot hope to rejuvenate my readers in the same degree, and so had better not insist upon the animals; the herds of elephants, the troops of lions and tigers, the schools of hippopotamuses, and the mass- meetings of anthropoid apes.- "London Films", W.D. Howells.
For, as we meet with extinct kangaroos and wombats in Australia, extinct llamas and sloths in South America, so in equatorial Africa, and in certain islands of the East Indian Archipelago, may we hope to meet hereafter with lost types of the anthropoid Primates, allied to the gorilla, chimpanzee, and orang- outang.- "The Antiquity of Man", Charles Lyell.
- "The Return of Tarzan", Edgar Rice Burroughs.