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Aus•tra•lo•pith•e•cus



Pronunciation: (ô-strā"lō-pith'i-kus, -pu-thē'kus, ô"stru-), [key]
n.
an extinct genus of small-brained,large-toothed bipedal hominids that lived in Africa between one and four million years ago. Cf. australopithecine.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

australopithecineAustralopithecus afarensis
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