Fish Hoek skull

noun \ˈfishˌhu̇k-, ˈfiˌshu̇k-\

Definition of Fish Hoek skull

  1. :  a southern African fossil skull that resembles that of a Bushman and that is found in association with artifacts suggesting an advanced type of the European Mousterian

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Origin and Etymology of fish hoek skull

from Fish Hoek (Vishoek), town in Cape Province, Union of South Africa, where it was discovered


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