Definition of Acheulean
: of or relating to a Lower Paleolithic culture originating in Africa and typified by bifacial tools with round cutting edges
Origin and Etymology of acheulean
French acheuléen, from St. Acheul, near Amiens, France
First Known Use: 1877
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