Aterian

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A•te•ri•an

(əˈtɪər i ən)

adj.
of or indicating a Middle Paleolithic industry of NW Africa and the Sahara, characterized by the production of various tanged and bifacially worked leaf-shaped points.
[1925–30; < French atérien, after the type-site, Bir el Ater, Algeria; see -ian]