Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun primate

2 senses of primate

Sense 1
archpriest, hierarch, high priest, prelate, primate -- (a senior clergyman and dignitary)
       => priest -- (a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders)

Sense 2
primate -- (any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet)
       => placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal -- (mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials)

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