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Meganthropus

[muh-gan-thruh-puh s, meg-an-throh-puh s]
noun
  1. a proposed genus of extinct, late lower Pleistocene primates based on two large lower jaws found in Java, and believed to be either Australopithecine or human.
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Origin of Meganthropus

< New Latin (1942) < Greek még(as) large (see mega-) + ánthrōpos man
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