Meaning of pithecine in English:

pithecine

adjective

Zoology

Pronunciation

pithecine

/ˈpɪθɪsʌɪn/ /ˈpɪθɪsiːn/ /pɪˈθiːsʌɪn/

noun

Zoology

Pronunciation

pithecine

/ˈpɪθɪsʌɪn/ /ˈpɪθɪsiːn/ /pɪˈθiːsʌɪn/

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From ancient Greek πίθηκος ape + -ine.