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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Neanderthal, valley of the Neander river in Germany, where bones of Neanderthal man were found in 1856

neanderthal

noun
     
Related topics: Anthropology
ne‧an‧der‧thal [countable]
1 also NeanderthalSA an early type of human being
2 a man who is big, ugly, and stupid
3 someone who has old-fashioned ideas and opposes change
neanderthal adjective:
his neanderthal attitude towards women

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