Definition of australopith in English:

australopith

noun

Palaeontology
  • Australopithecine.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Ohio Journal Science. Shortened from australopithecine.

Pronunciation

australopith

/ˈɔːstrələ(ʊ)ˌpɪθ//ˈɒstrələ(ʊ)ˌpɪθ/