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New Latin Sino-, "China", and Ancient Greek anthro-, "man"

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Sinanthropus 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 species Homo erectus as component subspecies.

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