an extinct species of very rugged, large-toothed bipedal hominid, formerly known as Zinjanthropus boisei, that lived in eastern Africa one to two million years ago.
a fossil belonging to this species.
- Australopithecus robustus
an extinct species of large-toothed bipedal hominid that lived in southern Africa c1.5–2 million years ago: formerly classified as the genus Paranthropus. a fossil belonging to this species.
one of an breed of chickens valued for egg production. noun a heavy black breed of domestic fowl
the E part of the former kingdom of the Franks, comprising parts of what is now NE France, W Germany, and Belgium. Capital: Metz. Historical Examples Some—for instance, Otto, the mayor of the palace of Austrasia towards 640—were devoted to the Crown. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 8 Various They then attacked Austrasia, […]
a monarchy (1867–1918) in central Europe that included the empire of Austria, the kingdom of Hungary, and various crown lands. Contemporary Examples A century ago today, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary embarked on his fatal journey to Sarajevo. Wounds of World War I Have Yet to Heal Michael F. Bishop June 27, 2014 Threatened by […]