plural noun

: an anthropological subdivision of Hominidae coextensive with a species (Homo sapiens) but regarded as comparable to a subfamily compare archanthropinae , paleoanthropinae
adjective or noun

Word History


New Latin, from ne- + anthrop- + -inae

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“Neoanthropinae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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