hominid

noun hom·i·nid \ ˈhä-mə-nəd , -ˌnid \
Updated on: 17 May 2018

Definition of hominid

anthropology : any of a family (Hominidae) of erect bipedal primate mammals that includes recent humans together with extinct ancestral and related forms and in some recent classifications the gorilla, chimpanzee, and orangutan

hominid

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hominid

New Latin Hominidae, from Homin-, Homo + -idae

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hominid

noun hom·i·nid \ ˈhäm-ə-nəd, -ˌnid \

medical Definition of hominid

: any of a family (Hominidae) of erect, bipedal, primate mammals that includes recent humans together with extinct ancestral and related forms and in some recent classifications the gorilla, chimpanzee, and organgutan

hominid

adjective

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