Plesianthropus

noun
Ple·​si·​an·​thro·​pus | \ ˌplēsēˈan(t)thrəpəs, -sēˌanˈthrōpəs \

Definition of Plesianthropus

: a genus of australopithecine apes with a distinctly humanlike skull — compare sterkfontein ape-man

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History and Etymology for Plesianthropus

New Latin, from plesi- + -anthropus

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“Plesianthropus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Plesianthropus. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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