: 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


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

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“Ertebolle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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