Australopithecus afarensis

/euh fah ren"sis/
1. an extinct species of early hominid whose fossil remains were discovered in Ethiopia and have been dated at between 3.5 and 4 million years of age.
2. a fossil belonging to this species. Cf. Lucy. See illus. under hominid.
[1978; < NL; after the Afar region of Ethiopia, where Lucy was found; see AFAR, -ENSIS]

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