• Primates Definition & Synonyms
- (n. pl.) The highest order of mammals. It includes man, together with the apes and monkeys. Cf. Pitheci.
• Primate Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) One of the Primates.
- (a.) The chief ecclesiastic in a national church; one who presides over other bishops in a province; an archbishop.
, High priest
• Primateship Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The office, dignity, or position of a primate; primacy.