Java man

noun Ja·va man \ ˈjä-və- , ˈja- \

Definition of Java man

: a Pleistocene hominid known from fragmentary skeletons found in Trinil and Djetis, Java, and classified with the direct ancestor (Homo erectus) of modern humans

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1911

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