Eoanthropus

[ ee-oh-an-thruh-puh s, -uh n-throh-puh s ]
/ ˌi oʊˈæn θrə pəs, -ənˈθroʊ pəs /
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noun

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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