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One entry found for Neanderthal.
Main Entry: Ne·an·der·thal
Pronunciation: nemacron-primarystressan-dschwar-secondarystressthodotl, -secondarystresstodotl; namacr-primarystressän-dschwar-secondarystresstäl
Function: noun
1 or Ne·an·der·tal /-secondarystresstodotl, -secondarystresstäl/ : a primate mammal that belongs to the same family as human beings, lived from about 30,000 to 200,000 years ago, is known from skeletal remains in Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia, and is characterized especially by a stocky muscular build and prominent browridge -- called also Neanderthal man
2 : one who suggests a caveman in appearance, behavior, or intelligence
- Neanderthal adjective

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