Full record for nonhumanoid adj.

Definition not having a human or human-like bodily form
OED requirements antedating 1946
Earliest cite Basil Wells, "Scrambled World"
Comment Mike Christie submitted a cite from a 1978 reprint of Robert Heinlein's "Star Beast"; Edward Bornstein verified the cite in the 1954 first edition.
Fred Galvin submitted a cite from a 1952 reprint of Poul Anderson's "Inside Earth": mIke Christie verified this in its 1951 first publication
Fred Galvin submitted a 1946 citation from "Scrambled World", by Basil Wells
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Citations for nonhumanoid adj.

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1951 P. Anderson Inside Earth in Galaxy Sci. Fiction Apr. 19/1 Then there were other races, blue-skinned Vegans, furry Proximans, completely non-humanoid Sirians and Antarians.
1954 R. A. Heinlein Star Beast (1978) 64 The presence of Dr. Ftaeml on Earth had tipped Greenberg that something was up with a non-humanoid peopleā€„non-human in mentality, creatures so different psychologically that communication was difficult.
1993 Sci. Fiction Age Jan. 20/1 Why can't we have more non-humanoid aliens ?