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sapiens

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

Definition of sapiens

  1. :  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

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