Wadjak man

noun Wa·djak man \ˈwäˌjäk-, ˈwäˌdyäk-\

Definition of Wadjak man

  1. :  an extinct large-headed man of primitive proto-Australoid type known from two Javanese skulls that is often set apart as a species (Homo wadjakensis) but is probably a primitive form of modern man (Homo sapiens) intermediate between Solo man and the modern Australian natives

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Origin and Etymology of wadjak man

from Wadjak, locality in Java where the skulls were discovered


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