: of or belonging to an early Mesolithic culture characterized by small flint implements of geometrical form and regarded by some authorities as the northward advance of the Capsian culture contemporaneous with the Azilian culture

Word History


Fère-en-Tardenois, town in northeastern France where the implements were found + English -an

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“Tardenoisian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tardenoisian. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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