Associations to the word «Abbevillian»

Wiktionary

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]

Wise words

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