The Definition of the word Ape
An animal of the monkey tribe (1 Kings 10:22; 2 Chr. 9:21). It "was brought from India by the fleets of Solomon and Hiram, and" "was called by the Hebrews koph_, and by the Greeks _kepos, both" "words being just the Indian Tamil name of the monkey, kapi," "i.e., swift, nimble, active. No species of ape has ever been" found in Palestine or the adjacent regions.