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Solutrean

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adjective So·lu·tre·an \sə-ˈlü-trē-ən\

Definition of Solutrean

  1. :  of or relating to an Upper Paleolithic culture characterized by leaf-shaped finely flaked stone implements



Origin of solutrean

Solutré, village in France


First Known Use: 1888


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