[ swonz-kuh m ]
/ ˈswɒnz kəm /
a primitive human, Homo sapiens steinheimensis, of the middle Pleistocene Epoch, known from a fossil skull fragment found at Swanscombe, England.
Origin of Swanscombe man
First recorded in 1935–40
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