HyperDic: homo_sapiens

English > 1 sense of the expression Homo sapiens:
NOUNanimalHomo sapiensthe only surviving hominid
English > Homo sapiens: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningThe only surviving hominid; species to which modern man belongs; bipedal primate having language and ability to make and use complex tools; brain volume at least 1400 cc.
Member ofgenus Homotype genus of the family Hominidae
NarrowerBoskop manpossible early Homo sapiens represented by a cranium found in the Transvaal
Cro-magnonExtinct human of Upper Paleolithic in Europe
Homo sapiens sapiens, modern mansubspecies of Homo sapiens
Broaderhomo, man, human being, humanAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
Spanishhomo sapiens
Catalanhomo sapiens, Homo sapiens, Humà
Adjectivessapiensof or relating to or characteristic of Homo sapiens

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