Bacsonian

adjective

Bac·​so·​ni·​an
(ˈ)bak¦sōnēən
: of or relating to a Neolithic culture of southeast Asia characterized by unpainted pottery and polished stone implements

Word History

Etymology

Bac-son, locality in Tonkin, northern Vietnam, where the remains were found + English -ian

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bacsonian was in 1933

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

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