Bac·​so·​ni·​an | \ (ˈ)bak¦sōnēən \

Definition of Bacsonian

: of or relating to a Neolithic culture of southeast Asia characterized by unpainted pottery and polished stone implements

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First Known Use of Bacsonian

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bacsonian

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

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“Bacsonian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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