Chancelade man

noun
Chan·​ce·​lade man | \ ¦shäⁿsə¦läd-, (ˈ)shäⁿs¦l- \

Definition of Chancelade man

: a short-statured, long-nosed, late paleolithic hominid known from a skeleton found associated with Magdalenian artifacts in southwestern France and thought to be a Cro-Magnon

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History and Etymology for Chancelade man

translation of French homme de Chancelade, from Chancelade, France, where remains were unearthed

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“Chancelade man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chancelade%20man. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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