[ ee-oh-an-thruh-puhs, -uhn-throh-puhs ]
/ ˌi oʊˈæn θrə pəs, -ənˈθroʊ pəs /
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the genus to which the now-discredited Piltdown man was assigned.
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Origin of Eoanthropus
<New Latin (1913) <Greek ēo-eo- + ánthrōpos man
Words nearby Eoanthropus
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How to use Eoanthropus in a sentence
These latter differ entirely in mineral character from the Eoanthropus jaw and the cranium.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells