Definition of Levallois in English:

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Levallois

Pronunciation: /ləˈvalwɑː/

noun

[usually as modifier] Archaeology
A flint-working technique associated with the Mousterian culture of the Neanderthals, in which a flint is trimmed so that a flake of predetermined size and shape can be struck from it.

Derivatives

Levalloisean

Pronunciation: /ˌlɛvəˈlɔɪzɪən/
adjective

Origin

Early 20th century: named after a suburb of northern Paris.

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