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[hoh-moh flawr-es-ee-en-sis, flohr-] /ˈhoʊ moʊ ˌflɔr ɛs iˈɛn sɪs, ˌfloʊr-/

a possible species of very small, primitive human: its fossils were discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores in 2003.


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