[ nee-an-der-thaw-loid, -taw-, -tah-; ney-ahn-der-tah-loid ]
/ niˈæn dərˌθɔ lɔɪd, -ˌtɔ-, -ˌtɑ-; neɪˈɑn dərˌtɑ lɔɪd /
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resembling or characteristic of the physical type of Neanderthal man.
a fossil human having characteristics like those of Neanderthal man.
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Origin of Neanderthaloid
First recorded in 1885–90; Neanderthal + -oid
Words nearby Neanderthaloid
N.E.A., Neagh, Neal, Neanderthal, Neanderthal man, Neanderthaloid, neanic, neanthropic, neap, neaped, Neapolitan
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How to use Neanderthaloid in a sentence
And we are not so far from that ancestor as to have eliminated not indeed Neanderthal, but Neanderthaloid types.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
Appearance of the first Neanderthaloid men in Krapina, Croatia.
The first discovery of a Neanderthaloid was made in 1848, eight years before the type of the Neanderthal race came to light.
Doctor Hrdlika regards the related Pedmost skull as distinctly showing Neanderthaloid affinity.