noun. ['ˈpraɪˌmeɪt'] a senior clergyman and dignitary.
- high priest
Words that Rhyme with Primate
Example sentences of the word primate
1. Noun, singular or mass
A primate chiefly uses one of the four types but may use all at one time or another.
Grooming one another is the main glue that holds most primate societies together.
Quotes containing the word primate
1. But let us not forget that human love and compassion are equally deeply rooted in our primate heritage, and in this sphere too our sensibilities are of a higher order of magnitude than those of chimpanzees.
- Jane Goodall
noun. ['ˈpraɪˌmeɪt'] any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet.
- eutherian mammal
- order Primates
- placental mammal
- digitigrade mammal