(marie) eugène (françois thomas) dubois

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Dubois   (d-bwä')  Pronunciation Key 
Dutch paleontologist who in 1891 discovered in Java a fossil hominid which he believed to be the so-called missing link between the apes and humans on the evolutionary ladder. He named it Pithecanthropus erectus, but it is now known as Homo erectus.
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