Kanjera man

noun Kan·je·ra man \ˈkänjərə-\

Definition of Kanjera man

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of kanjera man

from Kanjera, locality in Kenya where the type was discovered

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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