[ jaw-mawn ]
/ ˈdʒɔ mɔn /
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of or relating to the period of Japanese culture, c8000–300 b.c., corresponding to Mesolithic or early Neolithic, characterized by sunken-pit dwellings and heavy handmade pottery formed with a rope pattern of clay coils.
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Origin of Jomon
From the Japanese word jōmon rope-pattern
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