Java man

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Java man

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Pithecanthropus.

Java man

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(Anthropology & Ethnology) a type of primitive man, Homo erectus (formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus), that lived in the middle Palaeolithic Age in Java. Also called: Trinil man

Ja′va man`


n.
the fossil remains of a form of Homo erectus found in Java.
[1930–35]

Java man

A type of primitive human being that lived in the Stone Age in Java.
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Noun1.Java man - fossil remains found in JavaJava man - fossil remains found in Java; formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus
Homo erectus - extinct species of primitive hominid with upright stature but small brain; "Homo erectus was formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus"