Definition of Nutcracker man in English:

Nutcracker man

Line breaks: Nut|crack¦er man

noun

  • The nickname of a fossil hominid with massive jaws and molar teeth, especially the original specimen found near Olduvai Gorge in 1959.
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    • Many years ago, the magazine had a glossy picture displaying amazing artistic licence of our supposed ancestor, the ‘missing link’ Zinjanthropus boisei or ‘Nutcracker man’, discovered by Louis Leakey.

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