Levalloisian

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adjective Le·val·loi·si·an \ˌle-və-ˈlȯi-zē-ən, lə-ˌval-ˈwä-zē-\

Definition of Levalloisian

  1. :  of or relating to a Middle Paleolithic culture characterized by a technique of manufacturing tools by striking flakes from a flint nodule

Origin and Etymology of levalloisian

Levallois-Perret, suburb of Paris, France


First Known Use: 1932


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