Telanthropus

noun
Tel·​an·​thro·​pus | \ təˈlan(t)thrəpəs, teˈl-; ˌteˌlanˈthrōp- \

Definition of Telanthropus

: a genus of southern African fossil hominids that is based on an incomplete lower jaw and associated teeth and is held to comprise forms intermediate in some respects between the australopithecines and true man

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History and Etymology for Telanthropus

New Latin, from tel- entry 2 + -anthropus

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“Telanthropus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Telanthropus. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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