Smithfield

adjective

Smith·​field
ˈsmithˌfēld
: of or belonging to a southern African culture in the Würm glacial period characterized by hunting, rock painting, ground stone tools, and in the later stages by the introduction of pottery of the Bantu type

Word History

Etymology

from Smithfield, town in the Union of South Africa

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“Smithfield.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Smithfield. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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