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Natufian

adjective Na·tu·fi·an \ nəˈtüfēən \

Definition of Natufian

:of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a food-gathering, cave-dwelling Mesolithic culture of ancient Palestine characterized by microliths, composite tools of microliths, small bare zoomorphic carvings in bone or stone, and the use of sickles suggesting some agriculture

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Origin and Etymology of natufian

Wadi en-Natuf, valley in Palestine + English -ian


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Natufian

noun \ " \

Definition of Natufian

plural -s
:a Mesolithic cave dweller of Mount Carmel and other localities in ancient Palestine

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