meaning of Australopithecus

Australopithecus meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1925, created by Australian anthropologist Raymond A. Dart (1893-1988) from Latin australis "southern" (see Australian Continent) + Greek pithekos "ape." So named because very first found in South Africa.


Australopithecus meaning in General Dictionary

extinct genus of African hominid


Australopithecus - German to English

Australopithecus