Magdalenian

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adjective Mag·da·le·ni·an \ˌmag-də-ˈlē-nē-ən\

Definition of Magdalenian

  1. :  of or relating to an Upper Paleolithic culture characterized by flint, bone, and ivory implements, carving, and paintings

Origin and Etymology of magdalenian

French magdalénien, from La Madeleine, rock shelter in southwest France

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