Definition of Eoanthropus in English:

Eoanthropus

noun

historical
  • A supposed extinct hominid formerly given the name Eoanthropus dawsoni but subsequently shown to be a hoax.

Origin

Early 20th century. From scientific Latin Eoanthropus, former genus name from English eo- or its etymon ancient Greek ἠώς dawn + scientific Latin -anthropus man, human, probably influenced by eolith.

Pronunciation

Eoanthropus

/ˌiːəʊˈanθrəpəs/