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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
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Origin of SAPIENS

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

Rhymes with SAPIENS

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sapiens

Medical Definition of SAPIENS

—see homo sapiens

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