Clactonian

adjective

Clac·​to·​ni·​an klak-ˈtō-nē-ən How to pronounce Clactonian (audio)
: of or relating to a Lower Paleolithic culture usually characterized by stone flakes with a half cone at the point of striking

Word History

Etymology

Clacton-on-Sea, England

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Clactonian was in 1932

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Cite this Entry

“Clactonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clactonian. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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