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Human being

Definition

noun, plural: human beings

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


Supplement

In taxonomy, human beings belong to the family Hominidae, of the Primates, under class Mammalia of phylum Chordata.


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

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

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