Definition of Homo heidelbergensis

1. Noun. A type of primitive man who lived in Europe.

Exact synonyms: Heidelberg Man
Generic synonyms: Primitive, Primitive Person

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homo Heidelbergensis

Homer nods
Homeric laughter
Homines neanderthalenses
Homines sapientes
Homo economicus
Homo erectus
Homo habilis
Homo heidelbergensis (current term)
Homo rhodesiensis
Homo sapien
Homo sapiens
Homo sapiens neanderthalensis
Homo sapiens sapiens
Homo soloensis
Homogyne alpina
Homona coffearia

Literary usage of Homo heidelbergensis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Britannica Year Book by Hugh Chisholm (1913)
"The title of Homo heidelbergensis, conferred on the skeleton by its ... We come now to the problem of the relation of Homo heidelbergensis (Mauer) to ..."

2. The Origin and Evolution of the Human Dentition by William King Gregory (1922)
"The phyletic relationship of Homo heidelbergensis is discussed in my "Studies ... The dentition of Homo heidelbergensis differs from that of H. sapiens only ..."

3. The Racial Anatomy of the Philippine Islanders: Introducing New Methods of by Robert Bennett Bean (1910)
"This man has been called Homo heidelbergensis, and the jaw is peculiar in that it unites ... Homo heidelbergensis belongs to the earliest paleolithic age, ..."

4. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1916)
"Homo heidelbergensis. ... The fauna associated with Homo heidelbergensis is of an ancient char- ..."

5. Christian Belief in God: A German Criticism of German Materialistic Philosophy by George Wobbermin (1918)
"... see in this "homo Heidelbergensis" the universal root form from which, on the one hand, man, and on the other hand, the man-like apes, have developed. ..."

6. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"Jaws, left outer aspect, of chimpanzee, Pan sp.; fossil chimpanzee, Pan vetus; Heidelberg man, Homo heidelbergensis; and modern man, H. sapiens 678 249. ..."

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