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(Moitié xixe siècle) Composé de human et -esque.

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humanesque \ˌhju.mə.ˈnɛsk\

  1. ressemblant à ce qui est humain
    • This requires a certain understanding of the mechanics of anatomy to some degree, especially if your character is a humanesque biped. — (Tony White, How to Make Animated Films, Elsevier, 2009, page 199)
    • The uneasy question still stirred within me; and now, looking towards the northwest, where the sky yet glowed faintly with twilight, a long line of pines, gaunt and humanesque, as no tree but our northern white-pine is, was relieved in massy blackness against the golden gray, like a long procession of giants. — (« The Subjective of it », The Atlantic Monthly, volume 2, numéro 14, Boston, décembre 1858, page 852)