coups de poing

coup de poing

[French kooduh pwan]
noun, plural coups de poing [French kooduh pwan] . Archaeology.
(no longer in technical use) a Lower Paleolithic stone hand ax, pointed or ovate in shape and having sharp cutting edges.

1910–15; < French: literally, blow of the fist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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