Human Hu"man, a. [L. humanus; akin to homo man: cf. F. humain. See {Homage}, and cf. {Humane}, {Omber}.] Belonging to man or mankind; having the qualities or attributes of a man; of or pertaining to man or to the race of man; as, a human voice; human shape; human nature; human sacrifices. [1913 Webster]

To err is human; to forgive, divine. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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