an extinct species of gracile hominid, formerly known as Plesianthropus transvaalensis, that lived in southern Africa about three million years ago.
a fossil belonging to this species.
- Australopithecus boisei
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, […]