Definition of Beaker folk in English:

Beaker folk

Syllabification: Beak·er folk
Pronunciation: /ˈbēkər ˌfōk


  • A late Neolithic and early Bronze Age European people (circa 2700–1700 bc), named after distinctive waisted pots ( Beaker ware) that were associated with their burials and appear to have been used for alcoholic drinks.
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    • Neither could any of the past's peoples, from the mysterious Beaker folk to the Tudors, have any further influence over the present.
    • They were the Beaker People, or Beaker Folk, who came from Europe at the end of the Neolithic Period.
    • It was generally assumed that the Beaker folk came from southern Europe, from "higher civilisations".

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