adjective or noun see Neanderthal

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  • Neanderthaloid — Ne*an der*thal oid, a. [Neanderthal + oid.] (Anthropol.) Like, or pertaining to, the Neanderthal skull, or the type of man it represents. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neanderthaloid — /nee an deuhr thaw loyd, taw , tah ; nay ahn deuhr tah loyd/, Anthropol. adj. 1. resembling or characteristic of the physical type of Neanderthal man. n. 2. a fossil human having characteristics like those of Neanderthal man. [1885 90;… …   Universalium

  • neanderthaloid — ne·an·der·thal·oid …   English syllables

  • Neanderthaloid — /niˌændəˈθælɔɪd/ (say nee.anduh thaloyd), / ˈtalɔɪd/ (say tahloyd) adjective 1. characteristic of Homo neanderthalensis. –noun 2. a species of primeval human, having the characteristics of Homo neanderthalensis …   Australian English dictionary

  • neanderthaloid — I.  ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ˌlȯid adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Neanderthal (man) + oid : like or relating to Neanderthal man or to the Neanderthal type of skull II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neanderthal — noun Etymology: Neanderthal, valley in western Germany Date: 1863 1. (or Neandertal) a hominid (Homo neanderthalensis syn H. sapiens neanderthalensis) known from skeletal remains in Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia that lived from about… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • John Irvine Hunter — (24 January 1898 ndash; 10 December 1924) was an Australian professor of Anatomy. Hunter was born in Bendigo, Victoria, the third son of Henry Hunter, an unsuccessful small merchant, and Isabella (née Hodgson). When about eight years of age… …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Carmel man — an early human of Neanderthaloid type, known from skeletal remains from the late Pleistocene Epoch, c50,000 40,000 B.C., found in Palestine. * * * …   Universalium

  • Stone Age — the period in the history of humankind, preceding the Bronze Age and the Iron Age, and marked by the use of stone implements and weapons: subdivided into the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic periods. [1860 65] * * * First known period of… …   Universalium

  • HUNTER, John Irvine (1898-1924) — anatomist was born at Bendigo, Victoria, on 24 January 1898. His father, Henry Hunter, who married Isabella Hodgson, was an unsuccessful small merchant. When about eight years of age Hunter had a severe illness, was sent to recuperate with an… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

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