preterhuman

[pree-ter-hyoo-muh n or, often, -yoo-]

Origin of preterhuman

First recorded in 1805–15; preter- + human
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British Dictionary definitions for preterhuman

preterhuman

adjective
  1. rare beyond what is human
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Word Origin and History for preterhuman
adj.

1803, from preter- + human (adj.).

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