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  • noun abbevillian the period represented by Lower Palaeolithic European sites containing the earliest hand axes, dating from the Mindel glaciation 3
  • adjective abbevillian of or relating to this period 3
  • adjective abbevillian designating or of a Lower Paleolithic culture characterized by stone hand axes 3
  • adjective abbevillian of, relating 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. 1
  • adjective abbevillian (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. 0
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