Pronunciation: (hom'u-nid), [key]
any of the modern or extinct bipedal primates of the family Hominidae, including all species of the genera Homo and Australopithecus. See illus. in next columns. Also,homonid,ho•min•i•anPronunciation: (hō-min'ē-un). [key]
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