Definition of Hominid

1. Noun. A primate of the family Hominidae.




2. Adjective. Characterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures.
Exact synonyms: Hominian
Similar to: Human

Definition of Hominid

1. Noun. Any primate of the family ''Hominidae''. All the great apes (Humans, chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas and orangutans). ¹

2. Adjective. Of the Hominidae ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hominid

1. a manlike creature [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hominid

hominal physiology
homines
hominess
hominesses
homing
homing behaviour
homing device
homing instinct
homing pigeon
homing pigeons
homing torpedo
homing value
homings
hominian
hominians
hominid (current term)
hominidae
hominids
hominies
hominin
hominine
hominins
hominization
hominizations
hominize
hominized
hominizes
hominizing
hominoid
hominoids

Literary usage of Hominid

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1. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"It has affinity both with man as well as with apes, but it is more with former, ie is 'regarded as hominid, not a hominid-like pongid. ..."

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