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Meganthropus

[muh-gan-thruh-puh s, meg-an-throh-puh s] /məˈgæn θrə pəs, ˌmɛg ænˈθroʊ pəs/
noun
1.
a proposed genus of extinct, late lower Pleistocene primates based on two large lower jaws found in Java, and believed to be either Australopithecine or human.
Origin of Meganthropus
< New Latin (1942) < Greek még(as) large (see mega-) + ánthrōpos man
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