pithecanthropoid

[pith-i-kan-thruh-poid, -kuh n-throh-poid]

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling the former genus Pithecanthropus or one of its members.

Origin of pithecanthropoid

First recorded in 1885–90; Pithecanthrop(us) + -oid
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