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Neanderthaloid

[nee-an-der-thaw-loid, -taw-, -tah-; ney-ahn-der-tah-loid] /niˈæn dərˌθɔ lɔɪd, -ˌtɔ-, -ˌtɑ-; neɪˈɑn dərˌtɑ lɔɪd/ Anthropology
adjective
1.
resembling or characteristic of the physical type of Neanderthal man.
noun
2.
a fossil human having characteristics like those of Neanderthal man.
Origin of Neanderthaloid
1885-1890
1885-90; Neanderthal + -oid
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