Mi·​co·​qui·​an | \ mēˈkōkēən \
variants: or less commonly Micoquean \ " , -​ōkən \

Definition of Micoquian

: of or relating to a late Acheulean culture of England and southern France characterized by biface hand axes having very narrow points and thin cross section and by a developed flake industry

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History and Etymology for Micoquian

La Micoque, site near Les Eyzies, commune in southwest central France, where remains of the culture were found + English -an

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“Micoquian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Micoquian. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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