plural noun Pith·e·can·throp·i·dae \ˌpithə̇ˌkanˈthräpəˌdē\

Definition of Pithecanthropidae

  1. :  a formerly recognized family containing the genus Pithecanthropus

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Origin and Etymology of pithecanthropidae

New Latin, from Pithecanthropus, type genus + -idae

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