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Cro-Magnon man

/ ˈkrəʊˈmænjɒn; -ˈmæɡnɒn /

noun

  1. 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 History and Origins

Origin of Cro-Magnon man1

C19: named after the cave (Cro-Magnon), Dordogne, France, where the remains were first found

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Example Sentences

Cro-Magnon Man was the proud possessor of a virtue both new and startling in a world given only to the struggle for survival.

In appearance, Cro-Magnon Man was ruggedly handsome, both in figure and face.

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