Definition of Family hominidae

1. Noun. Modern man and extinct immediate ancestors of man.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Hominidae

family Hemerocallidaceae
family Hemiprocnidae
family Hemiramphidae
family Heteromyidae
family Hexagrammidae
family Hexanchidae
family Hippoboscidae
family Hippocastanaceae
family Hippopotamidae
family Hipposideridae
family Hirudinidae
family Hirundinidae
family Holocentridae
family Holothuridae
family Homaridae
family Hominidae
family Hostaceae
family Hyacinthaceae
family Hyaenidae
family Hydnaceae
family Hydnoraceae
family Hydrangeaceae
family Hydrobatidae
family Hydrocharidaceae
family Hydrocharitaceae
family Hydrochoeridae
family Hydrophidae
family Hydrophyllaceae
family Hygrophoraceae
family Hylidae

Literary usage of Family hominidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ethnology by Augustus Henry Keane (1896)
"... The five families of the Anthropoidea—Their range in time and space— Diagram of the Anthropoid families—Relations of the family Hominidae to the family ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"... at least for the present, the family Hominidae contains but one genus, Homo, and probably but one species, H. sapiens. The characters of the family may ..."

3. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"family hominidae. (Man.) Body erect; inner digit of foot not opposable to the other digits; five digits on each limb; cranium large; cerebral hemispheres of ..."

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