Australopithecus

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Translingual[edit]

Camera icon.svg This entry needs a photograph or drawing for illustration. Please try to find a suitable image on Wikimedia Commons or upload one there yourself!
Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Wikispecies has information on:

Wikispecies

Etymology[edit]

australo- +‎ Pithecus, obsolete genus

New Latin from Latin australis (southern) + Ancient Greek πίθηκος (píthēkos, ape)

Proper noun[edit]

Australopithecus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hominidae — a group of extinct hominids related to humans.

Usage notes[edit]

Members of the Paranthropus genus are sometimes grouped together with this genus.

Hypernyms[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]