Kanam man

noun

Ka·​nam man
kəˈnam-
: an extinct East African man known from a fragmentary fossil jaw and associated teeth found in early Pleistocene lake beds

Word History

Etymology

from Kanam, locality on Lake Victoria, Kenya, where the type was discovered

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“Kanam man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kanam%20man. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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