Zinjanthropus

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Etymology[edit]

From Zinj ‎(East Africa) + Ancient Greek ἄνθρωπος ‎(ánthrōpos, man).

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Zinjanthropus m

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

Usage notes[edit]

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

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