Solo man


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So·lo man

 (sō′lō)
n.
An extinct hominin known from fossil remains found in Indonesia, previously classified as a distinct species of Homo but now regarded as an example of H. erectus.

[After the Solo River of central Java.]
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Solo man

(ˈsəʊləʊ)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a type of early man, Homo soloensis, of late Pleistocene times, having a skull resembling that of Neanderthal man but with a smaller cranial capacity
[C20: after Solo, site in central Java where remains were found]
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Noun1.Solo man - early man of late Pleistocene; skull resembles that of Neanderthal man but with smaller cranial capacity; found in Java
Homo soloensis - extinct primitive hominid of late Pleistocene; Java; formerly Javanthropus
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