Abbevillian: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ab-vil"ē-un, -vil'yun, ab"u-vil'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. 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.
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