Etymology
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hominid (n.)

"one of the family of mammals represented by man," 1889, from Modern Latin Hominidæ the biological family name (1825), from Latin homo (genitive hominis) "man" (see homunculus) + -id. As an adjective from 1915. Related: Hominine (adj.).

updated on August 08, 2015

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Definitions of hominid from WordNet
1
hominid (n.)
a primate of the family Hominidae;
2
hominid (adj.)
characterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures;
Synonyms: hominian
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.