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Folsom man

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noun
a Paleo-Indian of the Folsom tradition.
a human skull found in Midland, Texas, that is believed to be contemporary with the Folsom tradition.
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Origin of Folsom man

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35
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Folsom man
/ (ˈfɒlsəm) /

noun
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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