Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several extinct primates regarded as an immediate ancestor of the hominids.
  • adj. Of or relating to these extinct primates.

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Examples

  • Do you have a personal opinion as to the question I have just proposed to you, which is if you do not believe that human beings have a common descent with prehominid ancestors, what is your personal alternative explanation for how human beings came into existence?

    IDEA clubs: now with extra sneakiness and ignorance! - The Panda's Thumb

  • I asked you what is your explanation if you do not believe in common descent from prehominid ancestors?

    IDEA clubs: now with extra sneakiness and ignorance! - The Panda's Thumb

  • Based upon your understanding, do you have an alternative explanation for the human species if not common descent from prehominid ancestors?

    IDEA clubs: now with extra sneakiness and ignorance! - The Panda's Thumb

  • Do you accept that human beings are related by common descent to prehominid ancestors, yes or no?

    Goodbye, Kansas - The Panda's Thumb

  • Do you accept that human beings are related by common descent to prehominid ancestors?

    Goodbye, Kansas - The Panda's Thumb

  • While Leonard repeatedly evaded eight times! a question about his view of the age of the earth, like DiSilvestro he denied both the common descent of living things in general and the descent of humans from prehominid ancestors in particular, the irreducible core of creationism.

    Spindizzy in Seattle - The Panda's Thumb

  • Once upon a time in evolution it was perfectly legally sane everywhere on earth to be fully naturally nude and this was the normal sane way of life on earth which lasted more than 99% of the time throughout all of hominid and prehominid evolution until sexual taboo needed to be very recently implemented.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Thus, memory developed in our prehominid ancestry to respond with immediacy, rather than accuracy; one result is erroneous eyewitness testimony in courtrooms.

    unalog

  • The evidence that humans evolved from prehominid primates, and they from earlier mammals, and so on back to the first cell on earth some 3.8 billion years ago is incontrovertible, is based on a Himalayan chain’s worth of data.

    Yark

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