Châtelperronian

adjective Châ·tel·per·ro·ni·an \¦shaˌtelpə¦rōnēən\

Definition of Châtelperronian

  1. :  of or relating to the first phase of the Aurignacian epoch characterized by a special flint-chipping technique and a blade tool with one straight sharp edge and one curved over to the point and blunted

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Origin and Etymology of châtelperronian

from Châtelperron, Allier department, France + English -ian


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