village in Sussex, England, site where a fossil humanoid skull was said to have been found (1912), proved a fraud in 1953.
[pilt-doun] /ˈpɪltˌdaʊn/ noun 1. a hypothetical early modern human, assigned to the genus Eoanthropus, whose existence was inferred from skull fragments that were allegedly found at Piltdown, England, in 1912 but were exposed as fraudulent through chemical analysis in 1953. /ˈpɪltˌdaʊn/ noun 1. an advanced hominid postulated from fossil bones found in Sussex in 1912, […]
- Piltz sign
Piltz sign (pĭlts) n. See tonic pupil.
[pil-yuh-ler] /ˈpɪl yə lər/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling pills.
[pil-yool] /ˈpɪl yul/ noun 1. a small pill (contrasted with ). /ˈpɪljuːl/ noun 1. a small pill pilule pil·ule (pĭl’yōōl) n. A small pill or pellet.
[pahy-luh m] /ˈpaɪ ləm/ noun, plural pila [pahy-luh] /ˈpaɪ lə/ (Show IPA) 1. a javelin used in ancient Rome by legionaries, consisting of a three-foot-long shaft with an iron head of the same length.