Definition of Java man

1. Noun. Fossil remains found in Java; formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus.

Exact synonyms: Trinil Man
Generic synonyms: Homo Erectus

Definition of Java man

1. Noun. A purported species of primate, a supposed ancient descendant of human beings, given the scientific name ''Pithecanthropus erectus''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Java Man

JavaEE
JavaEEs
JavaFX
JavaME
JavaMEs
JavaSE
JavaSEs
JavaScript
JavaScripted
JavaScripting
Java Modeling Language
Java Sea
Java cat
Java cats
Java finch
Java man (current term)
Java men
Java olives
Java pepper
Java sparrow
Java sparrows
Javalike
Javan
Javan tiger
Javan tigers
Javanese
Javanthropus
Javel water
Javelle water
Jawaharlal Nehru

Literary usage of Java man

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1. The Main Currents of Zoölogy by William Albert Locy (1918)
"In tracing backwards from recent man, it is not to be assumed that the ancestral line breaks off abruptly. Even the Java man had antecedents, ..."

2. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"A RECONSTRUCTION OF THE Java man (Coloured Illustration) . . 168 PROFILE VIEW OF THE HEAD OF PITHECANTHROPUS, THE JAVA APE-MAN —AN EARLY OFFSHOOT FROM THE ..."

3. Everyday Life in the Old Stone Age by Marjorie Quennell, Charles Henry Bourne Quennell (1922)
"... though unfortunately no earlier human remains than the Piltdown man have been found in this country, and the Java man forgot to have his implements at ..."

4. Prehistoric Problems, Being a Selection of Essays on the Evolution of Man by Robert Munro (1897)
"Now, if the geological horizon of the Java man is correctly ascertained to be the border-laud between the Pliocene and Quaternary periods, we can form some ..."

5. Archæology and False Antiquities by Robert Munro (1905)
"Now, if the geological horizon of the Java man is correctly ascertained to be the borderland between the Pliocene and Quaternary periods, we can form some ..."

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