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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. characterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures.
  • n. Any animal of the family Hominidae, including modern man as well as extinct species of the genera Homo and Australopithecus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the Hominidæ; a human being.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures

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