Levalloisian


Le·val·loi·si·an

adjective \ˌle-və-ˈli-zē-ən, lə-ˌval-ˈwä-zē-\

Definition of LEVALLOISIAN

:  of or relating to a Middle Paleolithic culture characterized by a technique of manufacturing tools by striking flakes from a flint nodule

Origin of LEVALLOISIAN

Levallois-Perret, suburb of Paris, France
First Known Use: 1932

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