Definition of Sinanthropus in English:
A former genus name applied to some fossil hominids found in China in 1926. See Peking man.
- 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.
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