[ ahr-dee ]

  1. the fossil remains of a female specimen of Ardipithecus ramidus, an extinct hominine, found in northeastern Ethiopia between 1992 and 1994 and dated at about 4.4 million years of age.

Origin of Ardi

First recorded in 2005–10; short for Ardipithecus

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