Tayacian

adjective
Ta·​ya·​ci·​an | \ təˈyāsēən \

Definition of Tayacian

: of or belonging to a stage of culture intermediate between the Clactonian and the Mousterian characterized by poorly made planoconvex flake tools

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History and Etymology for Tayacian

French tayacien, from Tayac, its type site near Les Eyzies in southwestern France + French -ien -ian

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“Tayacian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tayacian. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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