Definition of Hominine

1. Adjective. Characteristic of humankind.

Similar to: Human



Definition of Hominine

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the Homininae, a subfamily of Hominidae that includes humans, gorillas, chimpanzees, and some extinct relatives. ¹

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Definition of Hominine

1. characteristic of man [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hominine

homing behaviour
homing device
homing instinct
homing pigeon
homing pigeons
homing torpedo
homing value
homings
hominian
hominians
hominid
hominidae
hominids
hominies
hominin
hominine (current term)
hominins
hominization
hominizations
hominize
hominized
hominizes
hominizing
hominoid
hominoids
hominum
hominy
hominy grits
homish
hommage

Literary usage of Hominine

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1. Michael Heilprin and His Sons: A Biography by Gustav Pollak (1912)
"... under competent search, will be revealed some of the most interesting, if not the most ancient records that pertain to hominine history. ..."

2. Ethics: Descriptive and Explanatory by Sidney Edward Mezes (1900)
"... the forefeet of the hominine apes somehow varied into greater similarity to the wonderful human hand, the most skilful and adaptable single instrument ..."

3. Bulletin of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia by Geographical Society of Philadelphia (1895)
"... on the remains of a preeminently hominine anthropoid which were recently discovered in the Post-Pliocene or Pliocene deposits of the Island of Java. ..."

4. Better World Philosophy: A Sociological Synthesis by John Howard Moore (1899)
"... contemplations as were dominant human groups in less advanced stages of aggregation reluctant to recognize the , solidarity of the hominine species. ..."

5. A Bird's-eye View of the World: A Popular Scientific Description of the by Onésime Reclus, Malvina Antoinettte Howe, Forrest Morgan, Charles Hopkins Clark (1892)
"This classification General Faidherbe designates by the terras "hominine" gender, and "brute" gender. 1 This is Hie ethnic name ; the singular of Fulbe is ..."

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