Aurignacian

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adjective Au·ri·gna·cian \ˌȯr-ēn-ˈyā-shən\

Definition of Aurignacian

  1. :  of or relating to an Upper Paleolithic culture marked by finely made artifacts of stone and bone, paintings, and engravings

Origin and Etymology of aurignacian

French aurignacien, from Aurignac, France


First Known Use: 1906


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the art of making engravings on wood

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