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also So·lu·tri·an  (sə-lo͞o′trē-ən)
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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(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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or So•lu•tri•an

(səˈlu tri ən)

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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Belonging to a Paleolithic culture in Europe, coming between the Aurignacian and the Magdelenian, in which people made flint blades.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Tiffagom, M.: 1998, Temoignages d'un traitement thermique des feuilles de laurier dans le Solutreen superieur de la grotte du Parpallo (Gandia, Espagne).
Traitement thermique du silex au Solutreen. Bulletin de la Societe Prehistorique Francaise 66:197.
(1974): "Le solutreen du Pays Basque Espagnol: Une esquisse des donnees", Munibe, 26 (3-4), pp.
Por otra parte, se afirma que la tematica desarrolla en el "Pozo" pertenece a la tradicion gravetiense; 'Tessentiel du Lascaux polychrome devrait se situer entre un Gravettien recent et le Solutreen recent" (p.