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uk   /niːˈæn.dəˌtɑːl/ us   /niːˈæn.dɚˌtɑːl/


uk   /niːˈæn.dəˌtɑːl/ us   /niːˈæn.dɚˌtɑːl/
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Neanderthalnoun [C]

also Neandertal us   /niˈæn·dərˌtɔl, -ˌθɔl/
one of the ancient people who lived in Europe and Asia from approximately 30,000 to 150,000 years ago
fig.someone who behaves in a rude or offensive way
adjective also Neandertal us   /niˈæn·dərˌtɔl, -ˌθɔl/
a Neanderthal skeleton
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