[nee-an-der-thaw-loid, -taw-, -tah-; ney-ahn-der-tah-loid]Anthropology
- resembling or characteristic of the physical type of Neanderthal man.
- a fossil human having characteristics like those of Neanderthal man.
Origin of Neanderthaloid
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Appearance of the first Neanderthaloid men in Krapina, Croatia.
The first discovery of a Neanderthaloid was made in 1848, eight years before the type of the Neanderthal race came to light.
Doctor Hrdlika regards the related Pedmost skull as distinctly showing Neanderthaloid affinity.
And we are not so far from that ancestor as to have eliminated not indeed Neanderthal, but Neanderthaloid types.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind
Herbert George Wells