[ proh-toh-hyoo-muhn or, often, -yoo- ]
/ ˌproʊ toʊˈhyu mən or, often, -ˈyu- /
of, relating to, or resembling extinct hominin populations that had some but not all the features of modern Homo sapiens.
a protohuman animal.
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British Dictionary definitions for protohuman
/ (ˌprəʊtəʊˈhjuːmən) /
any of various prehistoric primates that resembled modern man
of or relating to any of these primates
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Scientific definitions for protohuman
[ prō′tō-hyōō′mən ]
Any of various extinct hominids or other extinct primates that were primitive predecessors or ancestors of humans.
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