Kenyapithecus


Kenyapithecus
/ken'yeuh pith"i keuhs, -peuh thee"keuhs, keen'-/, n.
a genus of fossil hominoids of middle Miocene age found in Kenya and having large molars, small incisors, and powerful chewing muscles.
[1960-65; < NL, equiv. to Kenya KENYA + pithecus ape < Gk píthekos]

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