palaeo·​an·​throp·​ic | \¦pālēōˌan¦thräpik, ¦palē-, -pēk\
variants: or less commonly paleanthropic \¦pālē, ¦palē+ \ or paleoanthropic \¦pālēō, ¦palēō+ \

Definition of palaeoanthropic 

1 : of or relating to hominids more primitive than those included in the species (Homo sapiens) that includes recent man — compare neanthropic

2 [ New Latin Palaeoanthropus + English -ic ] : of, relating to, or belonging to the genus Palaeoanthropus

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History and Etymology for palaeoanthropic

pale- + Greek anthrōpos human being + English -ic

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