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hominid

or homonid, hominian

[hom-uh-nid] /ˈhɒm ə nɪd/
noun, Anthropology
1.
any of the modern or extinct bipedal primates of the family Hominidae, including all species of the genera Homo and Australopithecus.
Origin of hominid
1885-1890
1885-90; < New Latin Hominidae, equivalent to Latin homin- (stem of homō) man (see Homo) + -idae -id2
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hominid

/ˈhɒmɪnɪd/
noun
1.
any primate of the family Hominidae, which includes modern man (Homo sapiens) and the extinct precursors of man
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Hominidae
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin from Latin homo man + -id²
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Word Origin and History for hominid
n.

1889, "family of mammals represented by man," from Modern Latin Hominidæ the biological family name, coined 1825 from Latin homo (genitive hominis) "man" (see homunculus). As an adjective from 1915.

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hominid
  (hŏm'ə-nĭd)   
Any of various primates of the family Hominidae, whose only living members are modern humans. Hominids are characterized by an upright gait, increased brain size and intelligence compared with other primates, a flattened face, and reduction in the size of the teeth and jaw. Besides the modern species Homo sapiens, hominids also include extinct species of Homo (such as H. erectus) and the extinct genus Australopithecus. In some classifications, the family Hominidae also includes the anthropoid apes.
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