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pithecanthrope

[pith-i-kan-throhp, pith-i-kuh n-throhp] /ˌpɪθ ɪˈkæn θroʊp, ˈpɪθ ɪ kənˌθroʊp/
noun
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a member of the former genus Pithecanthropus.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; short for Pithecanthropus
Related forms
pithecanthropic
[pith-i-kuh n-throp-ik] /ˌpɪθ ɪ kənˈθrɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
pithecanthropine
[pith-i-kan-thruh-pahyn] /ˌpɪθ ɪˈkæn θrəˌpaɪn/ (Show IPA),
adjective
pithecanthropid
[pith-i-kan-thruh-pid, -kuh n-throh-pid, -throp-id] /ˌpɪθ ɪˈkæn θrə pɪd, -kənˈθroʊ pɪd, -ˈθrɒp ɪd/ (Show IPA),
noun, adjective
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