Chellean

Chellean

[shel-ee-uhn]
adjective

Origin:
1890–95; < French chelléen, after Chelles, France, where Paleolithic tools were unearthed; see -an

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Chellean (ˈʃɛlɪən)
 
n, —adj
(no longer in technical usage) another word for Abbevillian
 
[C19: from French chelléen, from Chelles, France, where various items were found]

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