hominine

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hominine

(ˈhɒmɪˌnaɪn)
adj
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) anthropol of, relating to or characteristic of humans
2. (Zoology) zoology belonging or relating to the subfamily Homininae which includes humans
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hominine - characteristic of humankind
human - having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"
Translations
homininé
References in periodicals archive ?
In recent years, as Hominidae has been expanded to include chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans, new layers of discrimination -subfamily Homininae and tribe Hominini--have also been introduced.
Cela, con fines de reducir los errores, propone que la cladistica debe asignar un taxon para el conjunto de orangutanes, gorilas, chimpances y seres humanos, los cuales -subraya- serian verdaderos miembros de la familia Hominidae, esta a su vez debe dividirse en dos subfamilias: la primera, Pongidae, de los orangutanes; y la segunda, Homininae, de chimpances, gorilas y seres humanos (p.