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Definition of Homo erectus noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Homo erectus

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌhoʊmoʊ ɪˈrɛktəs//
 
[uncountable] (from Latin) (technology)
 
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an early form of human that was able to walk on two legs
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Homo erectus