Kanjera man

noun
Kan·​je·​ra man | \ ˈkänjərə- \

Definition of Kanjera man

: an extinct East African man known from parts of four thick-walled dolichocephalic skulls found in association with artifacts of Abbevillian type and regarded as a primitive form of Homo sapiens possibly belonging to the Middle Pleistocene

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History and Etymology for Kanjera man

from Kanjera, locality in Kenya where the type was discovered

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“Kanjera man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kanjera%20man. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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