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Adjective: human  hyoo-mun
  1. Characteristic of humanity
    "human nature"
  2. Relating to a person
    "the experiment was conducted on 6 monkeys and 2 human subjects"
  3. Having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings
    "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"
Noun: human  hyoo-mun
  1. Any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    - homo, man, human being

Derived forms: humans

See also: anthropoid, anthropomorphic, anthropomorphous, earthborn, fallible, frail, hominal, hominian, hominid, hominine, humanity, humanlike, humanness, imperfect, manhood, manlike, weak

Type of: hominid

Antonym: nonhuman

Part of: genus Homo

Encyclopedia: Human, Space, Time and Human