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Homo soloensis


an extinct primitive hominid of late Pleistocene; found in Java; formerly Javanthropus


animal noun (animals and microorganisms)




Homo soloensis*
(* Homo soloensis may be used in a singular or plural context)

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Princeton WordNet


Solo man


H. soloensis [abbreviation, species]

Definition references  (+images)



the genus of great apes that includes modern humans and species closely related to them. The genus is estimated to be about 2.3 to 2.4 million years old, possibly having evolved from australopithecine ancestors, with the appearance of Homo habilis. ... (40 of 2010 words, 3 images)


Homo (disambiguation)

the taxonomical genus that includes modern humans. Homo may also refer to: ὅμο-, Greek prefix meaning "the same", opposite of "hetero-" (Greek ἕτερο-) | "Homo-" (also "dihomo-"), a prefix that may be used in organic chemistry's trivial names... (37 of 216 words, 12 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Homo (disambiguation)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Homo [hominin genus]

genus of the family Hominidae characterized by a relatively large cranial capacity, limb structure adapted to a habitual erect posture and a bipedal ... (23 of 89 words, 1 image)


Collins Dictionary:

homo | homos [plural] | Homo | homo- | homosexual [sense-specific]

[informal] short for "homosexual" | [Canadian, informal] homogenized milk | a genus of hominids including modern man (see Homo sapiens) and several ... (20 of 526 words, 4 definitions, 11 usage examples, pronunciations)


Random House Dictionary:

homo | homos. Slang [plural] | Homo | homo- | homo-: hom- [before a vowel, sense-specific]

a homosexual. | "Homo" : [italics] the genus of bipedal primates that includes modern humans and several extinct forms, distinguished by their large ... (22 of 95 words, 4 definitions, pronunciations)


Oxford Dictionary:

Homo | Homo sapiens [species, sense-specific]

the genus of primates of which modern humans (Homo sapiens) are the present-day representatives. | [with Latin or pseudo-Latin modifier] : denoting ... (21 of 87 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)



homo [entry 1, noun] | homos [plural] | Homo

any of a genus of hominids that includes modern humans (H. sapiens) and several extinct related species (as H. erectus and H. habilis) (23 of 50 words, pronunciation)




A taxonomic genus, within subfamily Homininae - various species of man, all but one of which is extinct. (18 of 20 words)


American Heritage Dictionary:

human | anthropo- | human being | humanhood [noun, related] | humanness [noun, related]

A member of the genus "Homo" and especially of the species "H. sapiens". | A person | Of, relating to, or characteristic of humans | Having or showing ... (25 of 120 words, 7 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

homo | homines [plural] | homos [plural] | Homo [genus, sense-specific]

any of a genus of hominids, consisting of existing humans (H. sapiens) and certain extinct species of humans (H. erectus and H. habilis) | [slang] ... (24 of 62 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)


homo | homines [plural] | Homo [genus]

any of a genus of hominids, consisting of existing humans (H. sapiens) and certain extinct species of humans (H. erectus and H. habilis) (23 of 53 words, pronunciations)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

human [countable, noun] | humans [plural] | human beings [plural] | human being

a person (2 of 39 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/human 14

Cambridge Dictionary:

human [entry 2] | human being

a man, woman or child (5 of 27 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/human 2

Columbia Encyclopedia:


see anthropology; human evolution; race. (5 of 7 words)


Encarta Dictionary:

human being | human beings [plural] | anthropo- [affix] | tangata [New Zealand]

a member of the species to which men and women belong. Latin name Homo sapiens. | a person, viewed especially as having imperfections and weaknesses (24 of 47 words, 2 definitions)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861692163​/definition​.html  [offline]

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