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Australopithecus robustus

[roh-buhs-tuh s]
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noun
  1. an extinct species of large-toothed bipedal hominid that lived in southern Africa c1.5–2 million years ago: formerly classified as the genus Paranthropus.
  2. a fossil belonging to this species.

Origin of Australopithecus robustus

From New Latin; see origin at robust
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