Ertebolle

adjective
Er·​te·​bol·​le | \ ˌertəˈbälə, -ˈbələ, -ˈbə̄lə \

Definition of Ertebolle

: of or belonging to an Early Neolithic or Late Mesolithic culture in the Baltic region characterized by large kitchen middens, chipped stone tools, and crude pottery

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History and Etymology for Ertebolle

from Ærtebølle, town in Jutland, Denmark, where such mounds were found

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“Ertebolle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ertebolle. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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