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Chellean

[ shel-ee-uhn ]
/ ˈʃɛl i ən /
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adjective
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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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