Neoanthropinae

plural noun Neo·an·thro·pi·nae \ ¦nē(ˌ)ōˌanthrəˈpī(ˌ)nē \

Definition of Neoanthropinae

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

neoanthropine

\¦nē(ˌ)ō¦anthrəˌpīn\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of neoanthropinae

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


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