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Meaning of PRIMATE

Pronunciation:  'prImit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet
  2. [n]  a senior clergyman
 

PRIMATE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: archpriest, hierarch, high priest, prelate
 
 See Also: anthropoid, ape, Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Newman, Cardinal Richelieu, clergyman, Desmond Tutu, Duc de Richelieu, eutherian, eutherian mammal, Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros, hominid, hominoid, Inge, James Usher, James Ussher, Jimenez de Cisneros, John Henry Newman, lemur, man of the cloth, monkey, Newman, order Primates, placental, placental mammal, Primates, prosimian, reverend, Richelieu, simian, Stefan Wyszynski, tarsier, the Gloomy Dean, Tutu, Usher, Ussher, William of Wykeham, William Ralph Inge, Wykeham, Wyszynski

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pri"mate\, n. [OE. primat, F. primat, L. primas, -atis
one of the first, chief, fr. primus the first. See {Prime},
a.]
1. The chief ecclesiastic in a national church; one who
   presides over other bishops in a province; an archbishop.

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Primates.

 

 

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