Definition of Homo habilis
1. Noun. Extinct species of upright East African hominid having some advanced humanlike characteristics.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homo Habilis
Literary usage of Homo habilis
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1. A New Dimension of Time by Marc van der Erve (2007)
"During this era, the first human species, homo habilis or handy man, ... homo habilis had a 600-gram brain while the brain of Australopithecus robustus ..."
2. Mr Brouard's Odyssey by Diana Winsor (2004)
"He's called it homo habilis." "Yes," he said. ... Jonathan Leakey's father, Louis, and his colleagues have decided to call it Homo. Habilis, I imagine ..."