Azilian

adjective

Azil·​ian
əˈzēlyən,
-zil-,
-lēən
: of or belonging to an early Mesolithic culture found primarily in France and characterized by stone and bone implements of degenerate Magdalenian type and especially by pebbles painted with lines, dots, and geometric figures

Word History

Etymology

Le Mas d' Azil, department Ariège, France, its type station + English -ian

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“Azilian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Azilian. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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