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Originally appearing in Volume V08, Page 613 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DRYOPITHECUS (Gr. bpi's, oak, atOo os, ape, " the ape of the oak-woods "), the name of an extinct ape or monkey from Miocene deposits of France, believed to be allied to the baboons, but perhaps with some affinity to the higher apes.
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