Definition of rupestrian in English:

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Pronunciation: /ro͝oˈpestrēən/


(Of art) done on rock or cave walls.
Example sentences
  • The Siega Verde rupestrian art site covers a 1.5 km area on the left bank of the Águeda River, a left tributary of the Duero River.


Late 18th century: from modern Latin rupestris 'found on rocks' (from Latin rupes 'rock') + -an.

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Syllabification: ru·pes·tri·an

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