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Rhodesian man

[ roh-dee-zhuhn man ]
/ roʊˈdi ʒən ˈmæn /
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noun
the name first assigned to the extinct hominin Kabwe 1, at the time of its discovery in 1921.
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British Dictionary definitions for Rhodesian man

Rhodesian man

noun
a type of early man, Homo rhodesiensis (or H. sapiens rhodesiensis), occurring in Africa in late Pleistocene times and resembling Neanderthal man in many features
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Scientific definitions for Rhodesian man

Rhodesian man
[ rō-dēzhən ]

A fossil hominid specimen found in south-central Africa, previously classed as a distinct species (Homo rhodesiensis) but now generally regarded as an archaic example of Homo sapiens.
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