gravette

noun
gra·​vette | \ grəˈvet \
variants: or gravette point
plural -s

Definition of gravette

: a small sharp prehistoric flint tool consisting of a blade like that of a knife with a very sharp point, a straight back, and a groove following one entire margin

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History and Etymology for gravette

from La Gravette, France, where it was found

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“Gravette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gravette. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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