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The Neanderthal species or an individual of the species. Not in scientific use.
(Archaeology) a type of primitive man, Homo neanderthalensis, or H. sapiens neanderthalensis, occurring throughout much of Europe in late Palaeolithic times: it is thought that they did not interbreed with other early humans and are not the ancestors of modern humans
[C19: from the anthropological findings (1857) in the Neandertal, a valley near Düsseldorf, Germany]
a member of an extinct subspecies of humans, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis, that inhabited Europe and W and central Asia c100,000–40,000 B.C.
A type of primitive human being that lived in Europe in the Paleolithic Age.
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|Noun||1.||Neanderthal man - extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia|
genus Homo - type genus of the family Hominidae
n → der Neandertaler