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Oxford dictionary definition of the word ape:
1a large primate that lacks a tail, including the gorilla, chimpanzees, orang-utan, and gibbons.
Families Pongidae and Hylobatidae
used in names of macaque monkeys with short tails, e.g. Barbary ape.
(in general use) any monkey.
2an unintelligent or clumsy person.
3 archaic an inferior imitator or mimic:
cunning is but the ape of wisdom
[with object] (apes, aping, aped)
imitate (someone or something), especially in an absurd or unthinking way:
new architecture can respect the old without aping its style