hominization

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin homo, "human being," plus -ization.

Alternative formsEdit

  • hominisation

NounEdit

hominization (uncountable)

  1. (paleontology) the process of becoming like a human
  2. (theology) the beginning of human life, or of a deity's life in human form
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