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Africanthropus

[af-ri-kan-thruh-puh s, -kan-throh-puh s] /ˌæf rɪˈkæn θrə pəs, -kænˈθroʊ pəs/
noun
1.
a genus of hominids of eastern Africa, assumed from a number of now lost skull fragments to have been a form of archaic Homo : no longer in technical use.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1939), equivalent to Afric(a) Africa + Greek ánthrōpos man, human being
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