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


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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