beaker folk

plural noun

variants or less commonly beaker people
ˈbēkə(r)-
or beakermen
-mən,
-ˌmen
often capitalized B
: a prehistoric people living in Europe in the early Bronze Age whose culture was characterized by bell beakers buried with their dead in round barrows

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“Beaker folk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beaker%20folk. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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