A former genus name applied to some fossilized hominids found in China in 1926. See Peking man.
More example sentences
- Why, he is the most irresponsible simian since Sinanthropus!
- There is no reason to believe that Boule and Vallois were comparing Sinanthropus to a monkey, rather than an ape.
- Peking Man was originally called Sinanthropus pekinsis, but this name has been discarded and Peking man is considered Homo erectus.
Definition of Sinanthropus in:
- The British & World English dictionary