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hominid

(hŏm′ə-nĭd)
n.
Any of various primates of the family Hominidae, which includes orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees, and modern humans, and their extinct relatives. The family formerly included only Homo sapiens, extinct species of Homo, and the extinct genus Australopithecus.

hom′i·nid adj.

hominid

[hom′inid]
Etymology: L, homo, man; Gk, eidos, form
pertaining to the primate family Hominidae, which includes humans.
Referring to a member of the family of humans, Hominidae

hominid

any member of the family Hominidae, which includes human and human-like fossils from the PleistoceneEPOCH.

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Yet there is a link between ancient descriptions of Brenin Llwyd and Himalayan or North American descriptions of their mountain ape-men.
Titled "Obviously a Movie," the Angstrom show consisted of sculpted creatures, including a creepy half-horse, half-sheep called Edgar, 1997, that stood upright and two green-faced ape-men set in action poses among snow-covered rocks, all dusted with artificial snow.
Half a dozen or more different species of ape-men exist alongside one another.
I imagined ape-men robots who, before your eyes, turned into Egyptian priests, then divested themselves to become daVinci among his fabled machines, Ben Franklin stuck to ashes by lightning, the Wright Brothers, goggled and elated on Kitty Hawk sand dunes, and finally a man of the future, X-rayed, in whose body we might see the destiny of man.
While its face projected forward like other ape-men, it had teeth larger and more advanced than afarensis.