Cro-Magnon man


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Cro-Magnon man

(ˈkrəʊˈmænjɒn; -ˈmæɡnɒn)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) an early type of modern man, Homo sapiens, who lived in Europe during late Palaeolithic times, having tall stature, long head, and a relatively large cranial capacity
[C19: named after the cave (Cro-Magnon), Dordogne, France, where the remains were first found]

Cro-Magnon man

An early form of human being who lived in Europe in Paleolithic times.
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SHAKEN, stirred and vomiting with fear - there's a new James Bond in town, and he makes Daniel Craig look like Cro-Magnon man.
Auditions for "The Man From Earth," a science fiction play about a university professor claiming to be a Cro-Magnon man who somehow has lived for more than 14,000 years, will be held at 1 p.
James Jones, Cardiff ONE of our earliest ancestors, Cro-Magnon man, lived on a diet of raw meat, nuts, roots and berries and didn't have the luxury of knives to cut his food.
The men are essentially a barrel of shaved (or waxed) chimps in thrall to relatively sophisticated Cro-Magnon Man Greg, who sweetly gained their trust when he landed a "haymaker" in their defence during a pointless pub set-to.
We have been killing each other since Cro-Magnon Man brought the final solution to the Neanderthals, since the first recorded battle in 1500 BC - Meggido or armageddon, site of the world-ending war so eagerly awaited by America's religious right.
Unfortunately for the researchers, perceptions about parenting skills and fidelity aside, when asked to choose which man they were more likely to sleep with, 100% of the women selected a picture of a cigar-chomping Cro-Magnon man on a Harley over the "controls," who just happened to be wearing white lab coats, glasses, and stethoscopes.
uk) is highlighting for 2005 a choice of campsites in the Dordogne, ideally situated for exploring the VAzAre Valley where hundreds of prehistoric caves were home to Cro-Magnon man.