hominine hominine adj. characteristic of humankind. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Hominine — Hominina Hominines …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Homininé — Homininae Homininae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hominine — hom·i·nine häm ə .nīn n any of a subfamily (Homininae) of the family Hominidae comprising large brained hominids (as Homo sapiens and H. erectus) in contrast to the small brained australopithecines (genus Australopithecus) hominine adj …   Medical dictionary

  • Hominine — Hominini Zeitraum Oberes Miozän bis Jetztzeit 7 Mio. Jahre bis heute Fossilfundorte Weltweit Systematik Primaten (P …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hominine — /hom euh nuyn /, adj. resembling or characteristic of humans. [1880 85; < L homin (s. of homo) man (see HOMO) + INE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hominine — Ho|mi|ni|ne der; n, n, auch Hominin der; en, en <aus nlat. homininae (Plur.), eigtl. »Echtmenschen«> der heutige Mensch als Angehöriger einer Unterfamilie der Hominiden mit Umformung des Schädels u. Vergrößerung des Gehirns (Anthropol.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hominine — adj. characteristic of human race, resembling humans n. primate with upright stand, primate having a two legged gait (large brain, small face and teeth); subfamily of the family Hominidae that include humans and their direct ancestors …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hominine — hom·i·nine …   English syllables

  • hominine — /ˈhɒmənaɪn/ (say homuhnuyn) noun a member of the subfamily Homininae, comprising gorillas, chimpanzees and humans, but excluding orangutans …   Australian English dictionary

  • hominine — adjective characteristic of humankind • Similar to: ↑human …   Useful english dictionary

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