Neanderthal man
noun see Neanderthal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Neanderthal man — Neanderthal race Neanderthal race, or Neanderthal man Neanderthal man, a species of extinct robust humans, believed to have been widespread in the Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia; as, a Neanderthal skull. Syn: Neanderthalian.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neanderthal man — noun extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia • Syn: ↑Neandertal man, ↑Neandertal, ↑Neanderthal, ↑Homo sapiens neanderthalensis • Derivationally related forms: ↑Neanderthal (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neanderthal man — Ne anderthal ,man noun singular a member of the NEANDERTHAL people …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Neanderthal man — UK / US noun [singular] a member of the Neanderthal people …   English dictionary

  • Neanderthal man — Ne anderthal .man n [U] an early type of human being who lived in Europe during the ↑Stone Age …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Neanderthal man — Nean′derthal man n. pan a member of an extinct subspecies of humans, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis, that inhabited Europe and W and central Asia c100,000–40,000 b.c. • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • Neanderthal man — /niˌændəθəl ˈmæn/ (say nee.anduhthuhl man), / tal/ (say tahl) noun → Homo neanderthalensis …   Australian English dictionary

  • Neanderthal man — a member of an extinct subspecies of powerful, physically robust humans, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis, that inhabited Europe and western and central Asia c100,000 40,000 B.C. See illus. under hominid. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • Neanderthal man — one of the earliest forms of the human species widespread in Europe in the Paleolithic period …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Neanderthal man — noun an early type of human being who lived in Europe during the stone age …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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