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sapiens

adjective sa·pi·ens \ˈsa-pē-ənz, ˈsā-, -ˌenz\

Definition of SAPIENS

:  of, relating to, or being recent humans (Homo sapiens) as distinguished from various fossil hominids

Origin of SAPIENS

New Latin (specific epithet of Homo sapiens), from Latin, present participle of sapere
First Known Use: 1939

Rhymes with SAPIENS

Medical Dictionary

sapiens

Medical Definition of SAPIENS

—see homo sapiens

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July 06, 2015
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