Ertebolle

adjective

Er·​te·​bol·​le
ˌertəˈbälə,
-ˈbələ,
-ˈbə̄lə
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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 21 Jun. 2024.

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