amicus humani generis

Latin phrase
ami·​cus hu·​ma·​ni ge·​ne·​ris | \ ä-ˈmē-ku̇s-hü-ˌmä-nē-ˈge-ne-ris How to pronounce amicus humani generis (audio) \

Definition of amicus humani generis

: friend of the human race

Comments on amicus humani generis

What made you want to look up amicus humani generis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to move or obtain by small maneuvers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!