Definition of Steinheim in US English:

Steinheim

noun

  • Used attributive with reference to an extinct hominid known from a Middle Pleistocene fossil skull found close to the River Murr at Steinheim, Germany, and dated to between 350,000 and 225,000 years ago.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Science. From Steinheiman der Murr, the name of a town north of Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, where the fossil was found in 1933.

Pronunciation

Steinheim

/ˈstʌɪnhʌɪm/