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

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Other Words from Neoanthropinae

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

History and Etymology for Neoanthropinae

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

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“Neoanthropinae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Neoanthropinae. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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