humankind etymology

English word humankind comes from English human, English -kind

Detailed word origin of humankind

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
human English (eng) (comparable) Having the nature or attributes of a human being.. (notcomp) Of or belonging to the species Homo sapiens or its closest relatives. (rare) To behave as or become, or to cause to behave as or become, a human. A human being, whether man, woman or child.
-kind English (eng) Used to form nouns denoting groups or classes taken collectively.
humankind English (eng) The human race; mankind, humanity; Homo sapiens.

Words with the same origin as humankind

Descendants of human