Origin of Cro-Magnon
Word Origin and History for cro magnon
1869, from the name of a hill in Dordogne department of France, where in a cave prehistoric human remains were found in 1868.
Science definitions for cro magnon
Culture definitions for cro magnon
The earliest form of modern humans. The Cro-Magnons developed about 35,000 years ago and physically resembled modern Europeans. (See Homo sapiens.)