[pree-hyoo-muh n or, often, -yoo-]
- a prehuman animal.
Origin of prehuman
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Examples from the Web for prehuman
This prehuman stage has, none the less, a very great significance in the developmental history of man.
Some regarded the skull as that of a giant gibbon, others as prehuman, and still others as a transition form.
So long as the organic hosts were in the prehuman stage the maintenance of the accord was easily and naturally attained.Domesticated Animals
Nathaniel Southgate Shaler