Palestine man


Pal·​es·​tine man
ˈpalə̇ˌstīn- sometimes -ˌstēn- or -stə̇n-
plural Palestine men
: a member of a highly variable early Neanderthaloid population of southwestern Asia that are known chiefly from skulls and other skeletal remains from caves in the Galilee, that typically exhibit strong intermixture of Neanderthal and neanthropic characters, and that may represent either transitional forms or hybrids compare skhul man , tabun man

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“Palestine man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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