Solutrean

adjective
So·​lu·​tre·​an | \ sə-ˈlü-trē-ən How to pronounce Solutrean (audio) \

Definition of Solutrean

: of or relating to an Upper Paleolithic culture characterized by leaf-shaped finely flaked stone implements

First Known Use of Solutrean

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Solutrean

Solutré, village in France

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The first known use of Solutrean was in 1888

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“Solutrean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Solutrean. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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