neanthropic

adjective ne·anthropic \¦nē+\
variants: less commonly

neoanthropic

\¦nēō+\

Definition of neanthropic

  1. :  of, resembling, or belonging to humans of the surviving species (Homo sapiens) as distinguished from primitive hominids (such as a Neanderthal) that are known only through fossil remains neanthropic man neanthrophic characteristics — compare palaeoanthropic

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Origin and Etymology of neanthropic

ne- + anthrop- + -ic


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