Definition of palaeoanthropological in English:

palaeoanthropological

(US paleoanthropological)

adjective

  • See palaeoanthropology

    • ‘However, as anyone who is familiar with the palaeoanthropological literature over the last 20 years would know, the find has been of negligible significance to recent debate.’
    • ‘Threaded through this vivid story of fieldwork, paleoanthropological politics, and on-the-spot war reportage is Kalb's nervy struggle simply to stay in the game.’
    • ‘Now here, at last, was the first great British palaeoanthropological find.’
    • ‘The most notable paleoanthropological find in the country was ‘Lucy,’ a female Australopithicus afarensis discovered in 1974 and referred to as Dinqnesh by Ethiopians.’
    • ‘The Turkana Basin is famous for its paleontological, paleoanthropological, and archeological records from both east and west of this large lake in the eastern part of the rift system.’

Pronunciation

palaeoanthropological

/ˌpalɪəʊanθrəˌpəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l//ˌpeɪlɪəʊanθrəˌpəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/