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Java man

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noun
  1. the fossil remains of Homo erectus found in Java.
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Origin of Java man

First recorded in 1930–35
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Java man

noun
  1. 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

[jävə]
  1. See pithecanthropus.
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