Homo sapiens

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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 (plural Homines sapientes)

  1. A taxonomic species within the family Hominidaehuman.

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:Homo sapiens.

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