Clovis

adjective
Clo·​vis | \ ˈklō-vəs How to pronounce Clovis (audio) \

Definition of Clovis

: of or relating to a widely distributed prehistoric culture of North America characterized by leaf-shaped flint projectile points having fluted sides

First Known Use of Clovis

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Clovis

Clovis, New Mexico

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“Clovis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clovis. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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Clovis geographical name

Clo·​vis | \ ˈklō-vəs How to pronounce Clovis (audio) \

Definition of Clovis

1 city in central California northeast of Fresno population 95,631
2 city in eastern New Mexico near the border with Texas population 37,775

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