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Apish Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    apish adj : being or given to servile imitation [syn: apelike]
Apish Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Apish \Ap"ish\, a. Having the qualities of an ape; prone to imitate in a servile manner. Hence: Apelike; fantastically silly; foppish; affected; trifling. The apish gallantry of a fantastic boy. --Sir W. Scott.
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Hylobatidae Hominidae †Proconsulidae †Dryopithecidae †Oreopithecidae †Pliopithecidae

Under the current classification system there are two families of hominoids:

A few other primates, such as the Barbary Ape, have the word ape in their common names (usually to indicate lack of a tail), but they are not regarded as true apes.

Except for gorillas and humans, all true apes are agile climbers of trees. Their diet is best described as omnivorous, their diet consisting of fruit, including grass seeds, and in most cases other animals, either hunted or scavenged, along with anything else available and easily digested. They are native to Africa and Asia, although humans have spread to all parts of the world.

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