Acheulean Definition

əzho͝olēən
adjective
Designating or of a Lower Paleolithic culture characterized by skillfully made bifacial flint hand axes.
Webster's New World
noun

(archaeology) A lower Paleolithic period characterized by the presence of flaked bifacial hand axes.

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Origin of Acheulean

  • From French acheuléen, from Saint-Acheul, a suburb of Amiens where the first tools from this period were found.

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