Hominoid



[hom-uh-noid] /ˈhɒm əˌnɔɪd/

noun
1.
Anthropology. a member of the biological superfamily Hominoidea, including all modern great apes and humans and a number of their extinct ancestors and relatives.
/ˈhɒmɪˌnɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of or like man; manlike
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the primate superfamily Hominoidea, which includes the anthropoid apes and man
noun
3.
a hominoid animal
adj.

“man-like,” 1927, from Latin homo (genitive hominis) “man” (see homunculus) + -oid.
hominoid
(hŏm’ə-noid’)
A primate belonging to the superfamily Hominoidea, which includes apes and humans.

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