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pithecanthropus Explained

pithecanthropus at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) pithecanthropi

pithecanthropus at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1876, from Gk. pithekos "ape" + anthropos "man;" Haeckel's name for a hypothetical link between apes and men. ///

Pithecanthropus at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Pithecanthropus \Pith`e*can*thro"pus\, n. [NL.; Gr. ? ape + ?
1. A hypothetical genus of primates intermediate between man
and the anthropoid apes.

Pithecanthropus at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : former genus of primitive apelike men now Homo erectus [syn:
{Pithecanthropus erectus}, {genus Pithecanthropus}]

Pithecanthropus at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a


From Inter: etyl » grc|mul and Inter: etyl » la|mul Inter: etystub » lang=mul

Proper noun

Inter: head » mul|proper noun
  • Java Man.
    1. Former name of Homo erectus/

      Derived terms

      * Pithecanthropus erectus Inter: gloss » Java Man Inter: qualifier » Homo erectus erectus

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