adjective Anthropology.

of or relating to modern forms of humans as compared with extinct species of the genus Homo.

Origin of neanthropic

First recorded in 1890–95; ne- + anthropic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Relating to members of the extant species Homo sapiens as compared with other, now extinct species of Homo.
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