Asselar man

noun
As·​se·​lar man | \ ˈasəˌlär- \

Definition of Asselar man

: an extinct post-Paleolithic human known from a single tall dolichocephalic skeleton from the southern Sahara

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History and Etymology for Asselar man

from Asselar, French garrison near Tombouctou, Mali, near where it was found

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“Asselar man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asselar%20man. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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