Amratian

adjective

Am·​ra·​tian
(ˈ)am¦rāshən
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amratian was in 1925

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“Amratian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amratian. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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