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from "Zinj" for the medieval East African region of Zanj, "anthropus" meaning ape or ape-human

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Zinjanthropus m

  1. (anthropology, paleontology, archaeology, obsolete) A taxonomic genus within the family Hominidae — a group of extinct bipedal hominids.

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This genus is now disused, its member species have been merged into the genus Paranthropus as component species.

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