Definition of palaeanthropic in English:

palaeanthropic

adjective

(also palaeoanthropic)
Anthropology
  • Of, relating to, or designating extinct forms of human or hominid, known only from fossil remains. Compare neanthropic , "palanthropic".

Pronunciation

palaeanthropic

/ˌpalɪənˈθrɒpɪk/ /ˌpeɪlɪənˈθrɒpɪk/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From palaeo- + anthropic.