neanderthal man defined in 1951 yearneanderthal man - neanderthal man;
neanderthal man - Homo neanderthalensis, a rather recently (perhaps 50,000 years ago) extinct species of hominid from Pleistocene (mainly from early part of fourth glaciation about 100,000 years ago). Human brain size, but heavy brow ridges, low forehead, no chin prominence, did not walk fully erect. Its remains are associated with more than one culture, but particularly Mousterian, which had ritual burial of dead.
near neanderthal man in Knolik
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