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Maglemosean

[mag-luh-moh-see-uh n, -shuh n, -zhuh n] /ˌmæg ləˈmoʊ si ən, -ʃən, -ʒən/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the first Mesolithic culture of the northern European plain, adapted to forest and waterside habitats and characterized by flint axes, microliths, and bone and antler equipment used in hunting and fishing.
Also, Maglemosian.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; Maglemose site of Mesolithic station in Denmark + -an
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Maglemosian

/ˌmæɡləˈməʊzɪən/
noun
1.
the first Mesolithic culture of N Europe, dating from 8000 bc to about 5000 bc: important for the rare wooden objects that have been preserved, such as dugout canoes
adjective
2.
designating or relating to this culture
Word Origin
C20: named after the site at Maglemose, Denmark, where the culture was first classified
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