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

Definition of Archanthropinae

  1. :  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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