tautauvel man

Arago man

[uh-rey-goh, uh-rag-oh, ar-uh-goh]
noun
the skeletal remains of Homo erectus of the middle Pleistocene Epoch found in a cave in the French Pyrenees.
Also called Tautauvel man.


Origin:
after the name of the cave (French La Caune de l’Arago), near the village of Tautavel (Pyrénées-Orientales)

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