Definition of Pithecanthropi

1. pithecanthropus [n] - See also: pithecanthropus



Lexicographical Neighbors of Pithecanthropi

piteousnesses
pitfall
pitfalling
pitfalls
pitful
pitfuls
pith
pith hat
pith helmet
pith helmets
pithball
pithead
pitheads
pithec-
pithecanthropi (current term)
pitheci
pithecoid
pithecoid theory
pithed
pithful
pithiatic
pithiatism
pithier
pithiest
pithily
pithiness
pithinesses
pithing
pithivier

Literary usage of Pithecanthropi

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

1. The History of Creation, Or, the Development of the Earth and Its by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Edwin Ray Lankester (1892)
"TWENTY-FOURTH ANCESTRAL STAGE : Ape-like Men (pithecanthropi). ... These Ape-like men, or pithecanthropi, very probably existed towards the end of the ..."

2. The Contemporary Review (1878)
"As to the worn-out idea of a God, or Creator of the world, it is so utterly absurd that it can only have arisen in the minds of the pithecanthropi, ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"The assumed human apes (pithecanthropi) have so far been found neither in a living nor in a fossil condition. Neither the Neanderthal skull, nor the Engis ..."

4. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll by Robert Green Ingersoll (1901)
"... to the pithecanthropi, and lastly, to man. We know the paths [that life has traveled. We know the footsteps of advance. They have been traced. ..."

5. The Nineteenth Century (1896)
"... with an average Irish cranium, the Neanderthal and the Spy (No. 2) cranium, and the skull of a young gorilla. The '* pithecanthropi^ erectus : eine ..."

6. Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace=book ... for the Use of by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1907)
"... in Man Past and Present, 3), regard the pithecanthropi«) as a "missing link." But "Nature" regards it as the remains of a human ..."

7. The Races of Man: An Outline of Anthropology and Ethnography by Joseph Deniker (1900)
"... the Island of Java, the bones of a being which he considers as intermediate between man and the anthropoid apes, and which he has called pithecanthropi! ..."

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