Definition of Hominoid

1. Noun. A primate of the superfamily Hominoidea.

Generic synonyms: Primate
Group relationships: Hominoidea, Superfamily Hominoidea
Specialized synonyms: Proconsul, Aegyptopithecus, Algeripithecus Minutus



Definition of Hominoid

1. Noun. Any great ape (such as man) belonging to the superfamily ''Hominoidea'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hominoid

1. a manlike animal [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hominoid

hominian
hominians
hominid
hominidae
hominids
hominies
hominin
hominine
hominins
hominization
hominizations
hominize
hominized
hominizes
hominizing
hominoid (current term)
hominoids
hominum
hominy
hominy grits
homish
hommage
homme
hommes
hommock
hommocks
hommocky
hommos
hommoses
hommus

Literary usage of Hominoid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Selected Proceedings of the Sheffield Symposium on Applied Probability by Ishwar V. Basawa, Robert Lee Taylor (1991)
"References [1] Barry, D. and Hartigan JA (1987) Statistical analysis of hominoid molecular evolution. Statist. Sci. 2, 191-210. ..."

2. Dordogne by Mike Smith (2006)
"The earliest hominoid skeletons found on the African continent are some 3 million years old. As ape-man gradually evolved into homo erectus, posture became ..."

3. The Architect and the Scaffold: Evolution and Education in South Africa by W. James, Lynne Wilson (2002)
"... a 'dark and suspect' contribution to the explanation of the remarkably rapid changes in recent hominoid head/human evolution? More importantly, is all ..."

4. Mr Brouard's Odyssey by Diana Winsor (2004)
""So diere we have her - our imaginary ancestor, destined to survive the KT cataclysm and radiate out into the entire hominoid superfamily. ..."

5. Evolution of the Plio-Pleistocene African Suidae by James Michael Harris, Timothy D. White (1979)
"Calibration of hominoid evolution (Edinburgh), pp. 303-329. COPPENS, Y. 1967. "Les faunes de vertébrés Quaternaires du Tchad." In: WW Bishop and JD Clark ..."

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