or Mag·le·mo·si·an

[ mag-luh-moh-see-uhn, -shuhn, -zhuhn ]

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the first Mesolithic culture of the northern European plain, adapted to forest and waterside habitats and characterized by flint axes, microliths, and bone and antler equipment used in hunting and fishing.

Origin of Maglemosean

1915–20; Maglemose site of Mesolithic station in Denmark + -an

Words Nearby Maglemosean Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024