a Paleo-Indian of the Folsom tradition.
a human skull found in Midland, Texas, that is believed to be contemporary with the Folsom tradition.
Origin of Folsom man
An Americanism dating back to 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for folsom man
/ (ˈfɒlsəm) /
a type of early man from a North American culture of the Pleistocene period, thought to have used flint tools and to have subsisted mainly by hunting bison
Word Origin for Folsom man
C20: named after Folsom, a settlement in New Mexico, where archaeological evidence was found
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