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noun 
  1. An animal of a class of primates generally larger than monkeys and distinguished from them by having no tail.
  2. (derogatory) An uncivilised person.
verb (ap, ing)
  1. (transitive) To imitate.
    • 1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistíªs of Plato," Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, vol. 92, p. 454,
    • : It is not conceived as a mere "aping" in externals nor as an enacting in the sense of assuming a foreign role.
Etymology: From , from (term, apa, lang=ang).


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