abbevillean

ab·be·vill·e·an

English syllables. 2014.

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  • abbevillean — adjective see abbevillian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abbevillian — /ab vil ee euhn, vil yeuhn, ab euh vil /, adj. of, pertaining to, or typical of an early Lower Paleolithic industry of the middle Pleistocene Epoch in Europe, characterized by the manufacture of large flakes and hand axes; Chellean. Also,… …   Universalium

  • Abbevillian — /æbəˈvɪliən/ (say abuh vileeuhn), / jən/ (say yuhn) adjective of, relating to, or characteristic of a Palaeolithic culture in Europe, marked by the use of crude stone hand axes; Chellean. Also, Abbevillean. {named after Abbeville, town in France… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ol|do|wan — «OL duh wuhn, OHL », adjective. of or having to do with a pebble culture of eastern Africa that preceded the Abbevillean and Acheulian cultures, represented by tools discovered in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania; Olduvai. Also, Olduwan …   Useful english dictionary

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