Amratian

adjective
Am·​ra·​tian | \ (ˈ)am¦rāshən \

Definition of Amratian

: of or belonging to an aeneolithic culture of Upper Egypt characterized by semisubterranean dwellings, working of raw gold, the use of copper and ivory, and the wearing of linen

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First Known Use of Amratian

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amratian

EL-Amra, site near Abydos, Egypt, its type station + English -atian (as in Alsatian)

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“Amratian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amratian. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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