of or having to do with a North American culture of the late Pleistocene Epoch characterized by the use of stone spearheads with fluted sides
Origin of Folsomafter Folsom, village in N.Mex., where such spearheads have been found
- A city of north-central California near Sacramento. It is the site of Folsom State Prison (opened 1880).
- A village of northeast New Mexico near the Colorado border.
Of or relating to a culture that flourished in western North America east of the Rocky Mountains during the late Pleistocene Epoch, notable chiefly for the use of grooved, leaf-shaped flint projectile points.
Origin of FolsomAfter Folsom1, New Mexico, where artifacts belonging to the culture were found.