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Meaning of paranthropus

par•an•thro•pus

Pronunciation: (pu-ran'thru-pus, par"un-thrō'-), [key]
— pl. -pus•es
  1. (sometimes cap.) a member of the former genus Paranthropus.
  2. (cap., italics) a former genus of fossil hominids whose members have now been assigned to the proposed species Australopithecus robustus.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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