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Heidelberg man

noun
1.
the primitive human being reconstructed from the Heidelberg jaw.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Heidelberg man

noun
1.
a type of primitive man, Homo heidelbergensis, occurring in Europe in the middle Palaeolithic age, known only from a single fossil lower jaw
Word Origin
C20: referring to the site where remains were found, at Mauer, near Heidelberg, Germany (1907)
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