Definitions

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  • n. A human-animal hybrid or chimera.

Etymologies

para- +‎ human (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Not merely because Cameron and Weta have created such a convincing extraterrestrial biosphere, and not only because it speaks to my "parahuman" psyche, but because that "alien" landscape is merely one part of such a grandly sublime package.

    "...bows and arrows against the lightning."*

  • Thus in that sense it would not be illogical to talk of Cratylian or natural or human language and of Hermogenean or artificial or parahuman language.

    Camilo José Cela - Nobel Lecture

  • There wasn't a soul, human or parahuman, in sight; the only living thing was a small black-and-gray quadruped investigating some bundles that had been dropped in the fields, in hope of finding something tasty.

    Oomphel in the Sky

  • New Orleans to splice together species to create some sort of freaky parahuman (we'll leave that to the biology department at LSU).

    WN.com - Articles related to Annette Bening likes getting theatrical

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