Clovis

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[ kloh-vis ]
/ ˈkloʊ vɪs /

adjective

of or relating to a Paleo-Indian cultural tradition of North America, especially the American Southwest, dated 10,000–9000 b.c. and characterized by a usually bifacial, fluted stone projectile point (Clovis point) used in big-game hunting.

Origin of Clovis

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1955–60; after Clovis, New Mexico, near where such projectile points were found
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British Dictionary definitions for clovis point

clovis point

/ (ˈkləʊvɪs) /

noun

a concave-based flint projectile dating from the 10th millennium bc, found throughout most of Central and North America
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