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Adjective: neanderthal  nee'an-du(r),taal
  1. Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behaviour or appearance
    "was neanderthal and insensitive";
    - boorish, loutish, neandertal, oafish, swinish
Noun: Neanderthal  nee'an-du(r),taal
  1. Extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
    - Neandertal man, Neanderthal man, Neandertal, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis
Adjective: Neanderthal  nee'an-du(r),taal
  1. Relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man
    "Neanderthal skull";
    - Neanderthalian, Neandertal

Derived forms: Neanderthals

See also: unrefined

Type of: homo, human, human being, man

Part of: genus Homo

Encyclopedia: Neanderthal, Germany