Kanam man

Ka·​nam man | \ kəˈnam- \

Definition of Kanam man

: an extinct East African man known from a fragmentary fossil jaw and associated teeth found in early Pleistocene lake beds

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History and Etymology for Kanam man

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

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“Kanam man.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kanam%20man. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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