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Telanthropus

[tuh-lan-thruh-puh s, tel-an-throh-puh s] /təˈlæn θrə pəs, ˌtɛl ænˈθroʊ pəs/
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1.
a genus of fossil hominids, known from two fragmentary lower jaws found in the region of Swartkrans, near Johannesburg, South Africa.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < Neo-Latin; see tel-2, anthropo-
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