Heidelberg man


Hei·del·berg man

noun \ˌhī-dəl-ˌbərg-, -ˌberg-\

Definition of HEIDELBERG MAN

:  an early Pleistocene hominid known from a massive fossilized jaw with distinctly human dentition and classified with the direct ancestor (Homo erectus) of modern humans

Origin of HEIDELBERG MAN

Heidelberg, Germany
First Known Use: 1920

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