[ee-oh-an-thruh-puh s, -uh n-throh-puh s]
- the genus to which the now-discredited Piltdown man was assigned.
Origin of Eoanthropus
< New Latin (1913) < Greek ēo- eo- + ánthrōpos man
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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