protohuman

adjective
pro·​to·​hu·​man | \ ˌprō-tō-ˈhyü-mən How to pronounce protohuman (audio) , -ˈyü- \

Definition of protohuman

: of, relating to, or resembling an early hominid (such as an australopithecine)

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protohuman noun

First Known Use of protohuman

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Protohuman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protohuman. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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