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Rhodesian man

noun Rho·de·sian man \rō-ˈdē-zh(ē-)ən-\

Definition of RHODESIAN MAN

:  an extinct African hominid (Homo sapiens rhodesiensis) having long limb bones and a cranial capacity like those of modern humans but with more prominent brow ridges and a larger face and palate

Origin of RHODESIAN MAN

Northern Rhodesia, Africa
First Known Use: 1921

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