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Homo sapiens

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Detail from Pioneer 11 spacecraft plaque
Homo sapiens sapiens

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New Latin, from Latin homo (human being) + sapiens (wise, sensible, judicious).

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Homo sapiens m

  1. A taxonomic species within the family Hominidae — human.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Homo sapiens, used as a common noun.

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NounEdit

Homo sapiens (plural Homines sapientes)

  1. A specimen of the species Homo sapiens.

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