prehuman


pre·hu·man

adjective \(ˈ)prē-ˈhyü-mən, -ˈyü-\

Definition of PREHUMAN

1
:  antedating the appearance of human beings
2
:  of, relating to, or being an extinct primate and especially an extinct hominid that resembles or is ancestral to humans
prehuman noun

First Known Use of PREHUMAN

1844

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