Homo erectus definition

  • noun:
    • An extinct types of people, thought to be an ancestor of Homo sapiens.
    • extinct species of primitive hominid with upright stature but tiny mind
  • proper-noun:
    • a taxonomic species, within genus Homo - "Upright guy" (extinct)

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