Mousterian

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adjective Mous·te·ri·an \mü-ˈstir-ē-ən\

Definition of Mousterian

  1. :  of or relating to a Middle Paleolithic culture that is characterized by well-made flake tools often considered the work of Neanderthal man

Origin and Etymology of mousterian

French moustérien, from Le Moustier, cave in Dordogne, France


First Known Use: 1876

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