Archaeopithecus

noun Ar·chaeo·pithecus

Definition of Archaeopithecus

  1. :  a genus of extinct South American Eocene mammals once supposed to be ancestral to Pithecanthropus but now recognized as notoungulates

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Origin and Etymology of archaeopithecus

New Latin, from archae- + -pithecus


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