Java man

Java man

noun
the fossil remains of Homo erectus found in Java.

Origin:
1930–35

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Java man
 
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Also called: Trinil man a type of primitive man, Homo erectus (formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus), that lived in the middle Palaeolithic Age in Java

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See pithecanthropus.
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