Acheulian Definition

ə-sho͝olē-ən
adjective
Of or relating to a stage of tool culture of the Lower Paleolithic Period between the second and third interglacial periods, characterized by flaked bifacial hand axes.
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Noun

Singular:
acheulian
Plural:
acheulians

Origin of Acheulian

  • French acheuléen after St. Acheul , a hamlet in northern France

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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