Chellean

[ shel-ee-uh n ]
/ ˈʃɛl i ən /

adjective

Origin of Chellean

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

(no longer in technical usage) another word for Abbevillian

Word Origin for Chellean

C19: from French chelléen, from Chelles, France, where various items were found
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