Afalou man


Afa·​lou man
: one of an Upper Paleolithic people of northern Africa closely related to Cro-Magnon man but having a broader nose, a sloping forehead, and heavy brow ridges

Word History


from Afalou bou Rummel, near Bougie, Algeria, where remains were found

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Afalou man was in 1951

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“Afalou man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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