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hominid

noun hom·i·nid \ˈhä-mə-nəd, -ˌnid\

Definition of HOMINID

:  any of a family (Hominidae) of erect bipedal primate mammals that includes recent humans together with extinct ancestral and related forms and in some recent classifications the gorilla, chimpanzee, and orangutan
hominid adjective
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Origin of HOMINID

New Latin Hominidae, from Homin-, Homo + -idae
First Known Use: circa 1889

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole
Medical Dictionary

hominid

noun hom·i·nid \ˈhäm-ə-nəd, -ˌnid\

Medical Definition of HOMINID

:  any bipedal primate mammal of the family Hominidae
hominid adjective

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