Definition of Homo erectus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Homo erectus

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌhɒməʊ ɪˈrektəs//
 
, BrE//ˌhəʊməʊ ɪˈrektəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhoʊmoʊ ɪˈrektəs//
 
[uncountable](from Latin, specialist)
 
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an early form of human which was able to walk on two legs
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Homo erectus