HyperDic: homo_erectus

English > 1 sense of the expression Homo erectus:
NOUNanimalHomo erectusextinct species of primitive hominid with upright stature but small brain
English > Homo erectus: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningExtinct species of primitive hominid with upright stature but small brain.
Member ofgenus Homotype genus of the family Hominidae
NarrowerJava man, Trinil manfossil remains found in Java
Peking manfossils found near Beijing, China
Broaderhomo, man, human being, humanAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
Spanishhomo erectus
Catalanhomo erectus, Homo erectus

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