eugène f.t. dubois

Dubois

[dy-bwah]
noun
(Marie) Eugène (François Thomas) [ma-ree œ-zhen frahn-swa taw-mah] , 1858–1941, Dutch physical anthropologist and anatomist.
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Dubois (djuːˈbwɑː)
 
n
W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt). 1868--1963, US Black sociologist, writer, and political activist; a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

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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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