Definition of Primate
a member of the most developed and intelligent group of mammals (i.e., humans, monkeys, and apes)
Examples of Primate in a sentence
1. The biology teacher explained to the students that both monkeys and humans fall into the primate category. 🔊
2. A primate differs from animals in different orders because of its high intellect and social ability. 🔊
3. The primate section of the zoo includes both apes and monkeys, but not tigers or lions. 🔊
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