neanderthal neanderthal  /ni ˈæn dər ˌθɔl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
  2. (adj) ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
  3. (adj) relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man

News

  1. Every Blooming Thing: Hollyhocks among oldest cultivated flowers

    What flower is able to grow 6 to 10 feet tall, has been around at least 50,000 years, as evidenced by the remains found in the grave of a Neanderthal man, and is said to have curative powers? Give up? The Hollyhock. It is a relative of the marsh...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Corning Observer

  2. Daniel Robbins: Women should have choice on bearing children

    Dear Editor: Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon are names that come to mind when we encounter humans exhibiting a lack of intelligence. An example of this lack of intelligence is the mysterious never-…
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Capital Times

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Quotes

  1. "We're at the dawn of Neanderthal genomics," said gene expert Edward Rubin of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif.
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Edward Rubin Source: Washington Post

  2. "There are 35 million differences between chimps and us," Shapiro said. "That's a lot, so we don't really know where to look. But this Neanderthal genome gets us that little bit closer."
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Beth Shapiro Source: FOXNews

  3. "The president gave a disappointing speech," German Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in a statement issued in Berlin headlined "Gabriel criticises Bush's Neanderthal speech. Losership, not Leadership".
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Sigmar Gabriel Source: International Herald Tribune

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