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Definition 1: a primate of the family Hominidae - [noun denoting animal]

(hominid is a kind of ...) any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet

(... is a kind of hominid ) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

(... is a kind of hominid ) former genus of primitive apelike men now Homo erectus

(... is a kind of hominid ) genus to which Peking man was formerly assigned

(... is a kind of hominid ) former genus of primitive man; now Homo soloensis: comprises Solo man

(... is a kind of hominid ) any of several extinct humanlike bipedal primates with relatively small brains of the genus Australopithecus; from 1 to 4 million years ago

(... is a kind of hominid ) fossil primates found in India

(... is a kind of hominid ) considered a possible ancestor to both anthropoid apes and humans

(... is a member of hominid) modern man and extinct immediate ancestors of man

Definition 2: characterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for hominid in the sense of this definition

(hominid is similar to ...) having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings

"human beings" "the human body" "human kindness" "human frailty"

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