pithecanthropus

  • 1Pithecanthropus — Pith e*can*thro pus (p[i^]th [ e]*k[a^]n*thr[=o] p[u^]s), prop. n. [NL.; Gr. pi qhkos ape + a nqrwpos man.] 1. A hypothetical genus of primates intermediate between man and the anthropoid apes. Haeckel. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A genus consisting …

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  • 2Pithecanthropus — Haeck. (Affenmensch), eine hypothetische Übergangsform von den Anthropoiden (Menschenaffen) zu dem wahren Menschen, die aus den Anthropoiden durch vollständige Angewöhnung an den aufrechten Gang und die dementsprechend stärkere Differenzierung… …

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  • 3Pithecanthropus — Pithecanthropus, s. Anthropopithecus erectus …

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  • 4Pithecanthropus — ⇒ Anthropogenese …

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  • 5pithecanthropus — (n.) genus of extinct primates, 1895, from Modern Latin, lit. monkey man, from Gk. pithekos ape + anthropos man (see ANTHROPO (Cf. anthropo )). Coined 1868 by Haeckel as a name for a hypothetical link between apes and men (attested in English in… …

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  • 6Pithecanthropus — Die Funde von Eugène Dubois: Schädeldach, Molar und Femur Als Java Mensch werden Fossilien bezeichnet, die erstmals am Ufer des Solo Flusses (auch: Bengawan Solo) bei Trinil in Ost Java entdeckt wurden und der Gattung Homo zug …

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  • 7Pithecanthropus — noun former genus of primitive apelike men now Homo erectus • Syn: ↑Pithecanthropus erectus, ↑genus Pithecanthropus • Hypernyms: ↑hominid …

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  • 8Pithecanthropus —   n. one of former genus of ape like men, now included in Homo.    ♦ Pithecanthropus    ♦ erectus, such creature whose remains were discovered in Java: now called Java man …

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  • 9Pithecanthropus — /pith i kan threuh peuhs, keuhn throh peuhs/, n. a former genus of extinct hominids whose members have now been assigned to the proposed species Homo erectus. [ < NL (1891) < Gk píthek(os) ape + ánthropos man] * * *       former genus name&#8230; …

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  • 10Pithecanthropus — Pithecạnthropus   [zu griechisch píthekos »Affe« und ánthrōpos »Mensch«] der, /...pi, Anthropologie: Homo erectus.   * * * Pi|the|cạn|thro|pus (Fachspr.): ↑Pithekanthropus …

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  • 11Pithecanthropus — pith·e·can·thro·pus || ‚pɪθɪkæn θrəʊpÉ™s n. prehistoric man, early man from the species Homo erectus …

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  • 12pithecanthropus — pith·e·can·thro·pus …

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  • 13Pithecanthropus* — Pith•e•can•thro•pus [[t]ˌpɪθ ɪˈkæn θrə pəs, kənˈθroʊ pəs[/t]] n. pan a former genus of extinct hominids whose members have now been assigned to the proposed species Homo erectus[/ex] • Etymology: &LT; NL (1891) &LT; Gk píthēk(os) ape +ánthrōpos&#8230; …

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  • 14Pithecanthropus — /pɪθiˈkænθrəpəs/ (say pithee kanthruhpuhs) noun (plural Pithecanthropi /pɪθiˈkænθrəpaɪ/ (say pithee kanthruhpuy)) an extinct genus of apelike human, now classified under the genus Homo, as Homo erectus; first known fossils of this species, Java&#8230; …

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  • 15Pithecanthropus Erectus (Mingus) — Pithecanthropus Erectus Studioalbum von Charles Mingus Veröffentlichung 1956 Label Atlantic …

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  • 16Pithecanthropus erectus — Album par Charles Mingus Sortie 1956 Enregistrement 1956 Genre(s) Jazz, bebop Label Atlantic Records …

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  • 17Pithecanthropus erectus — Pithecanthropus Pith e*can*thro pus (p[i^]th [ e]*k[a^]n*thr[=o] p[u^]s), prop. n. [NL.; Gr. pi qhkos ape + a nqrwpos man.] 1. A hypothetical genus of primates intermediate between man and the anthropoid apes. Haeckel. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A&#8230; …

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  • 18Pithecanthropus Erectus — Album par Charles Mingus Sortie 1956 Enregistrement 1956 Genre Jazz, bebop Label Atlantic Records …

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  • 19Pithecanthropus erectus — [pith΄i kan′thrə pəs ē rek′təs, pith΄ikan thrō′pəs] n. 〚ModL < Gr pithēkos, ape (< IE * bhidh , dreadful, var. of base * bhōi , to be afraid > L foedus, ugly) + anthrōpos, man: see ANTHROPO 〛 former name for …

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  • 20Pithecanthropus erectus — [pith΄i kan′thrə pəs ē rek′təs, pith΄ikan thrō′pəs] n. [ModL &LT; Gr pithēkos, ape (&LT; IE * bhidh , dreadful, var. of base * bhōi , to be afraid &GT; L foedus, ugly) + anthrōpos, man: see ANTHROPO ] former name for JAVA MAN …

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