of or pertaining to an Epipaleolithic culture
of northwestern Africa that preceded the Capsian culture and was once erroneously thought to have originated in southwestern Europe; characterized by the use of backed bladelets, occupation of the maritime plain, and the hunting of the Barbary sheep.
< French ibéromaurusien
(1909), equivalent to ibér
) Iberian + -o- -o-
+ Latin Maurūs
) pertaining to Mauretania (akin to Maurus;
) + -ien -ian