Capsian

adjective

Cap·​si·​an ˈkap-sē-ən How to pronounce Capsian (audio)
: of or relating to a Paleolithic culture of northern Africa and southern Europe

Word History

Etymology

French capsien, from Latin Capsa Gafsa, Tunisia

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Capsian was in 1915

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Cite this Entry

“Capsian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Capsian. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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