Asselar man

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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 11 December 2019.

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