Badarian

adjective
Ba·​da·​ri·​an | \ bəˈdärēən \

Definition of Badarian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or belonging to an Egyptian predynastic neolithic culture dated about 5000 b.c. and characterized by fine handmade pottery (such as black beakers with incised designs in white), flint tools, and polished stone axes

Badarian

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of Badarian (Entry 2 of 2)

: one of the ancient Egyptian people who produced the Badarian culture

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First Known Use of Badarian

Adjective

1924, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Badarian

Adjective

Badari, village in Upper Egypt, where the discoveries were made + English -an

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“Badarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Badarian. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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