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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Origin and Etymology of amratian
EL-Amra, site near Abydos, Egypt, its type station + English -atian (as in Alsatian)
First Known Use: 1925See Words from the same year
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