from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or belonging to the superfamily Hominoidea, which includes apes and humans.
- adj. Resembling a human.
- n. A member of the Hominoidea.
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- n. Any great ape (such as man) belonging to the superfamily Hominoidea
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- n. a primate of the superfamily Hominoidea
From New Latin Hominoīdea, superfamily name : Homō, type genus (from Latin homō, homin-, man; see homo1) + -oīdea, neuter pl. of -oīdēs, resembling (from Greek -oeidēs, -oid).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)