Paranthropus

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek [script needed] (para, beside) + [script needed] (anthropos, human)

Proper noun[edit]

Paranthropus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hominidae — a group of extinct bipedal hominids.

Usage notes[edit]

This genus is sometimes merged into Australopithecus with its species as component species of Australopithecus.

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