Palestine man

noun Pal·es·tine man \ˈpalə̇ˌstīn- sometimes -ˌstēn- or -stə̇n-\

Definition of Palestine man


Palestine men

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of palestine man

from Palestine

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capable of being understood in two ways

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