Grimaldi race

noun

Gri·​mal·​di race
variants or Grimaldi man
-dē-
: an early Upper Paleolithic hominid somewhat resembling the Cro-Magnons and known from buried skeletons of a woman and a boy discovered in Italy

Word History

Etymology

from Grimaldi caves, Liguria, Italy, where remains were found

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“Grimaldi race.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grimaldi%20race. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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