Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the form of the family Hominidæ or genus Homo; anthropoid, in a strict sense; manlike; human.

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Examples

  • {153} "But the most elegant account of the matter [attraction] is by that hominiform animal, Mr. Benjamin Martin, who having attended Dr. Desaguliers '[336] fine, raree, gallanty shew for some years [Desaguliers was one of the first who gave public experimental lectures, before the saucy boy was born] in the capacity of a turnspit, has, it seems, taken it into his head to set up for a philosopher."

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)

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