Associations to the word «Abbevillian»
ABBEVILLIAN, adjective. (archaeology) (dated) Of or relating to any of various early Paleolithic sites, particularly in Europe, that are characterized by the presence of bifacial stone axes.
ABBEVILLIAN, proper noun. (archaeology) (dated) The earliest epoch of the early Paleolithic stage or tradition characterized by the presence of bifacial stone axes, especially in Europe. [1930's]
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.