Definition of Florisbad in English:

Florisbad

noun

  • Attributive Designating (part of) an extinct hominid known from a fossil cranium found at Florisbad, South Africa, now dated to about 260,000 years ago.

Origin

1930s. From Florisbad, the name of a mineral spring with quaternary deposits near Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa, where the fossil was discovered in 1932 (now a provincial heritage site).

Pronunciation

Florisbad

/ˈflɒrɪsbad/