how to pronounce simian


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simian is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of simian in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… adenoviruses or simian adenoviruses …”

meanings of simian


  1. Of or pertaining to apes; apelike.
  2. Bearing resemblance to an ape.


  1. An ape or monkey, especially an anthropoid.

simian frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word simian occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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