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Australopithecus robustus

[roh-buhs-tuh s] /roʊˈbʌs təs/
noun
1.
an extinct species of large-toothed bipedal hominid that lived in southern Africa c1.5–2 million years ago: formerly classified as the genus Paranthropus.
2.
a fossil belonging to this species.
Origin
< Neo-Latin; see robust
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