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Chellean

[shel-ee-uh n] /ˈʃɛl i ən/
adjective
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < French chelléen, after Chelles, France, where Paleolithic tools were unearthed; see -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Chellean

Chellean

/ˈʃɛlɪən/
noun, adjective (archaeol)
1.
(no longer in technical usage) another word for Abbevillian
Word Origin
C19: from French chelléen, from Chelles, France, where various items were found
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