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- plural of
1892, Yale University, The Yale Review, page 142:
- She ridicules the caution that would introduce backward people slowly to new ideas and goods, lest the old ways be disrupted: she would have us offer freely all we have, and with the blithe unconsciousness of the G.I., paying people the compliment of regarding them as Homines sapientes.
1962, Carleton Stevens Coon, The Origin of Races, page 600:
- They were as good as the recent work of Bushmen, and this circumstantial evidence suggests that the men who made these tools were Homines sapientes.
2003, Julian Lowell Coolidge, A History of Geometrical Methods, page 1:
- Whatever be our definition of the Homo sapiens, he must be accorded some geometrical ideas; in fact, there would have been geometry if there had been no Homines sapientes at all.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:Homo sapiens.