Heidelberg man
noun Etymology: Heidelberg, Germany Date: 1920 an early Pleistocene hominid known from a massive fossilized jaw with distinctly human dentition and classified with the direct ancestor (Homo erectus) of modern humans

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Heidelberg man — n. a type of early human known from a fossil lower jaw discovered in 1907 near Heidelberg, Germany: believed to be from the Paleolithic period …   English World dictionary

  • Heidelberg man — Hei′delberg man n. pan a form of Homo erectus reconstructed from a human lower jaw(Hei′delberg jaw )of early middle Pleistocene age, found in 1907 near Heidelberg, Germany • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • Heidelberg man — the primitive human being reconstructed from the Heidelberg jaw. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • Heidelberg man — /haɪdlbɜg ˈmæn/ (say huydlberg man) noun → Homo heidelbergensis …   Australian English dictionary

  • Heidelberg man — noun a type of primitive man who lived in Europe • Syn: ↑Homo heidelbergensis • Hypernyms: ↑primitive, ↑primitive person …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heidelberg Castle — The Heidelberg Castle (in German language named: Heidelberger Schloss ) is a famous ruin in Germany and landmark of Heidelberg. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. The castle has only been… …   Wikipedia

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  • man — Synonyms and related words: Achilles, Adam, Adamite, Australanthropus, Australopithecus, Barbary ape, Casanova, Chiroptera, Cro Magnon man, David, Don Juan, Galley Hill man, Gigantopithecus, Grimaldi man, Hector, Heidelberg man, Hominidae, Homo… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heidelberg race — noun see heidelberg man …   Useful english dictionary

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