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Noun: Mary Leakey
  1. English palaeontologist (the wife of Louis Leakey) who discovered the Zinjanthropus skull that was 1,750,000 years old (1913-1996)
    - Leakey, Mary Douglas Leakey

Type of: anthropologist, fossilist, palaeontologist [Brit, Cdn], paleontologist [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Mary Leakey