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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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While its face projected forward like other ape-men, it had teeth larger and more advanced than afarensis.
In the second episode we meet the ape-men known as australopithecines, who split into two sub-species, one vegetarian, the other meat-eating.