Archanthropinae

plural noun Arch·an·thro·pi·nae \ ¦ärk‧ˈanthrəˈpī(ˌ)nē \

Definition of Archanthropinae

:an anthropological subdivision of Hominidae regarded as comparable to a subfamily and including Pithecanthropus and related forms distinguished by extreme development of the occipital torus — compare neoanthropinae, paleoanthropinae

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Origin and Etymology of archanthropinae

New Latin, from archi- + anthrop- + -inae


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