- sāp- also -ēˌenz or -ēˌen(t)s
: of, relating to, or being any of the extinct men that are usually treated as distinct from recent man at a species or higher level

Word History


non- entry 1 + New Latin sapiens (specific epithet of Homo sapiens) from Latin sapient-, sapiens wise

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“Nonsapiens.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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