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Apery

Apery \Ap"er*y\, n.; pl. Aperies.

  1. A place where apes are kept. [R.]
    --Kingsley.

  2. The practice of aping; an apish action.
    --Coleridge.

Wiktionary

apery

n. 1 A place where apes are kept. 2 The practice of aping; an apish action.

WordNet

apery

n. the act of mimicking; imitative behavior [syn: mimicry]

Usage examples of "apery".

Then each sat in his regular stall and the choir chanted, “Domine labia mea aperies et os meum annuntiabit laudem tuam.