belonging to a prehistoric, Caucasoid type of human who lived on the European continent, distinguished by tallness and erect stature, and by the use of stone and bone implements, principally of Aurignacian culture
Origin of Cro-Magnonafter the Cro-Magnon cave, Dordogne department, southwestern France, where remains were discovered
a member of this group
A form of modern Homo sapiens inhabiting Europe in the late Pleistocene around 30,000 years ago and characterized by a broad face and tall stature. It is known from skeletal remains first found in the Cro-Magnon cave in southern France.