Paleoanthropinae

plural noun Pa·leo·an·thro·pi·nae

Definition of Paleoanthropinae

:an anthropological subdivision of Hominidae including Neanderthals and related forms of the genus Homo but treated as if comparable to a subfamily — compare archanthropinae , neoanthropinae

paleoanthropine

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of paleoanthropinae

New Latin, from pale- + Greek anthrōpos + New Latin -inae


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