Solutrean

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So·lu·tre·an

also So·lu·tri·an  (sə-lo͞o′trē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to the Old World Upper Paleolithic culture that succeeded the Aurignacian and was characterized by new stone implements and stylized symbolic forms of art.

[French solutréen, after Solutré-Pouilly, a village of east-central France.]
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Solutrean

(səˈluːtrɪən)
adj
(Archaeology) of or relating to an Upper Palaeolithic culture of Europe that was characterized by leaf-shaped flint blades
[C19: named after Solutré, village in central France where traces of this culture were originally found]
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So•lu•tre•an

or So•lu•tri•an

(səˈlu tri ən)

adj.
of or designating an Upper Paleolithic European culture c18,000–c16,000 B.C., characterized by the making of stone projectile points and low-relief stone sculptures.
[1885–90; < French solutréen, after Solutré the type-site, near a village of the same name in E France; see -an1]
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Solutrean

Belonging to a Paleolithic culture in Europe, coming between the Aurignacian and the Magdelenian, in which people made flint blades.
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Translations
solutréen
References in periodicals archive ?
Was there a complete cultural rupture involving an abrupt end to the putatively unusual Solutrean culture and its substitution by a new Magdalenian--or 'Badegoulian'--culture --perhaps actually involving a phenomenon of population replacement (e.g., Bosselin, and Djindjian, 1999; contra Straus and Clark, 2000; see also Ducasse, 2012; Ducasse and Langlais 2007)--?
This process creates the narrow, evenly spaced grooves found on flint tools from Europe's 20,000-year-old Solutrean culture and from prehistoric Native American groups from more than 10,000 years ago.