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Acheulean

adjective Acheu·le·an \ə-ˈshü-lē-ən\

Definition of ACHEULEAN

:  of or relating to a Lower Paleolithic culture originating in Africa and typified by bifacial tools with round cutting edges

Variants of ACHEULEAN

Acheu·le·an or Acheu·li·an \ə-ˈshü-lē-ən\

Origin of ACHEULEAN

French acheuléen, from St. Acheul, near Amiens, France
First Known Use: 1877

Rhymes with ACHEULEAN

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