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Human

Definition

noun, plural: humans

A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo sapiens.


adjective

Of, pertaining to, having the attributes of, a being belonging to the species of the Homo sapiens.


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In taxonomy, humans belong to the family Hominidae, of the Primates, under class Mammalia of phylum Chordata. They are identified by the highly developed brain that confers advanced skills in abstract reasoning, articulate language, self-awareness, problem solving, and sapience. They are bipedal primates in having an erect carriage. They are skillful in handling objects with their hands.

Humans may also be described as social animals capable of showing sympathy with other beings, and living life with (inherent) values and ethics.


Word origin: from Latin hūmānus, of homō meaning "man"

Related form(s): humane (adjective), humanity (noun)

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