Cro–Magnon

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noun Cro–Ma·gnon \krō-ˈmag-nən, -ˈman-yən\

Definition of Cro–Magnon

  1. :  a hominid of a tall erect race of the Upper Paleolithic known from skeletal remains found chiefly in southern France and classified as the same species (Homo sapiens) as present-day humans

Origin and Etymology of cro–magnon

Cro-Magnon, a cave near Les Eyzies, France


First Known Use: 1869


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