/ (ˈkrəʊˈmænjɒn, -ˈmæɡnɒn) /
an early type of modern man, Homo sapiens, who lived in Europe during late Palaeolithic times, having tall stature, long head, and a relatively large cranial capacity
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Word Origin for Cro-Magnon man
C19: named after the cave (Cro-Magnon), Dordogne, France, where the remains were first found
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