Folsom man


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Folsom man

(ˈfɒlsəm)
n
(Historical Terms) a type of early man from a North American culture of the Pleistocene period, thought to have used flint tools and to have subsisted mainly by hunting bison
[C20: named after Folsom, a settlement in New Mexico, where archaeological evidence was found]
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Looking closer, he realized it was a fluted point made by Folsom man and it had broken off in an Ice Age animal.
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The author puts these vents into chronological order from the archaeological discovery of Folsom Man (who lived in 9000 B.C.) to the 1996 death of actress Greer Garson, a famous Pecos resident.