Kenyapithecus

Kenyapithecus

[ken-yuh-pith-i-kuhs, -puh-thee-kuhs, keen-]
noun
a genus of fossil hominoids of middle Miocene age found in Kenya and having large molars, small incisors, and powerful chewing muscles.

Origin:
1960–65; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Kenya Kenya + pithēcus ape < Greek píthēkos

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kenyapithecus

noun
extinct primate having powerful chewing muscles along with large molars and small incisors; fossils found in Kenya 
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