Capsian

adjective
Cap·​si·​an | \ ˈkap-sē-ən How to pronounce Capsian (audio) \

Definition of Capsian

: of or relating to a Paleolithic culture of northern Africa and southern Europe

First Known Use of Capsian

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Capsian

French capsien, from Latin Capsa Gafsa, Tunisia

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“Capsian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Capsian. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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