hominine

[hom-uh-nahyn]

adjective

resembling or characteristic of humans.

Nearby words

  1. homing guidance,
  2. homing pigeon,
  3. hominid,
  4. hominids,
  5. hominin,
  6. hominization,
  7. hominoid,
  8. hominy,
  9. hominy grits,
  10. homme

Origin of hominine

1880–85; < Latin homin- (stem of homō) man (see Homo) + -ine1

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