Cro-magnon
Cro-magnon Cro-magnon prop. n. 1. a race of human-like hominids of the Upper Paleolithic in Europe, considered of the same species as modern humans ({Homo sapiens}). Their skeletal remains were found mostly in southern France. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. a member of the Cro-Magnon race. [PJC]


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  • Cro-Magnon — Cro Magnon …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Crô-Magnon — Crô Ma|gnon auch: Crô Mag|non 〈[kromanjɔ̃:] f. 19; unz.〉 = Cromagnon * * * Cro Magnon   [kroma ɲɔ̃], Abri (Halbhöhle) im Vézèretal bei Les Eyzies de Tayac im Département Dordogne, Frankreich. Im Abri Cro Magnon wurden 1868 altpaläolitische… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cro-Magnon — o Cromañón (de «Cro Magnon», abrigo rocoso al suroeste de Francia) V. «hombre de Cro Magnon [o Cromañón]» …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cro-Magnon — (spr. manjóng), Höhle im Tal der Vezère bei Les Eysies, franz. Dep. Dordogne, mit Skelett und andern Resten einer Ansiedelung, angeblich der paläolithischen (diluvialen) Zeit (Hypothese einer Cro Magnon Rasse); von andern der neolithischen Zeit… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cro-Magnon — abri sous roche de la com. française des Eyzies de Tayac (Dordogne) où furent découverts, en 1868, plus. squelettes humains datant d env. 30 000 av. J. C. (l homme de Cro Magnon) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cro-Magnon — [krō mag′nən, krōman′yən] adj. [after the Cro Magnon cave, Dordogne department, SW France, where remains were discovered] belonging to a prehistoric, Caucasoid type of human who lived on the European continent, distinguished by tallness and erect …   English World dictionary

  • Cro-Magnon — ⇒ Anthropogenese …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Cro-Magnon — → Cromañón …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Cro Magnon — 1869, from the name of a hill in Dordogne department of France, where in a cave prehistoric human remains were found in 1868 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cro-Magnon — For other uses, see Cro Magnon (disambiguation). The original Old man of Crô Magnon , Musée de l Homme, Paris …   Wikipedia

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