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Java man

noun
1.
the fossil remains of Homo erectus found in Java.
Origin of Java man
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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Java man

noun
1.
a type of primitive man, Homo erectus (formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus), that lived in the middle Palaeolithic Age in Java Also called Trinil man
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Java man
  (jä'və)   
See pithecanthropus.
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