Meaning of Levalloisian


Pronunciation: (lev"u-loi'zē-un, -zhun), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a distinctive late Lower and Middle Paleolithic method of preparing a stone core so that preformed thin, oval or triangular flakes with sharp edges could be struck from it.
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