variants or Choukoutienian
: of or relating to a middle Pleistocene culture of China characterized by rude chopper tools produced from cores or large flakes

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from Choukoutien, town near Peking, China, its type station

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“Choukoutien.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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