What is another word for sapiens?

5 synonyms found


[ sˈapi͡ənz], [ sˈapi‍ənz], [ s_ˈa_p_iə_n_z]

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Sapiens is the Latin word for "man," and refers to the species of human who are the only extant species in the genus Homo. Modern humans are distinguished from other primates by their relatively large brains and ability to use language. Human ancestors first appeared in Africa approximately 2.5 million years ago.

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