heidelberg men

Heidelberg man

noun
the primitive human being reconstructed from the Heidelberg jaw.

Origin:
1925–30

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Heidelberg man
 
n
a type of primitive man, Homo heidelbergensis, occurring in Europe in the middle Palaeolithic age, known only from a single fossil lower jaw
 
[C20: referring to the site where remains were found, at Mauer, near Heidelberg, Germany (1907)]

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