Definitions of Neanderthal
  1. noun
    extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
    synonyms: Homo sapiens neanderthalensis, Neandertal, Neandertal man, Neanderthal man
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    type of:
    homo, human, human being, man
    any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
  2. adjective
    relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man
    Neanderthal skull”
    synonyms: Neandertal, Neanderthalian
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