hominid

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hominid

any primate of the family Hominidae, which includes modern man (Homo sapiens) and the extinct precursors of man
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hominid

[′häm·ə·nid]
(anthropology)
Any of the bipedal primates of the family Hominidae (modern or extinct); contains the genera Ardipithecus, Australopithecus, and Homo.
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