|Abbevillian (æbˈvɪlɪən, -jən)|
|1.||See also Acheulian the period represented by Lower Palaeolithic European sites containing the earliest hand axes, dating from the Mindel glaciation|
|2.||of or relating to this period|
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|Abbevillian (āb'ə-vĭl'ē-ən) Pronunciation Key
Relating to the earliest Paleolithic archaeological sites in Europe, characterized by bifacial stone hand axes.