Java man


noun

the fossil remains of Homo erectus found in Java.

Origin of Java man

First recorded in 1930–35
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Java man

noun

a type of primitive man, Homo erectus (formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus), that lived in the middle Palaeolithic Age in JavaAlso called: Trinil man
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java man in Science

Java man

[jävə]

See pithecanthropus.
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