Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to a Mesolithic western European culture.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After le Mas d' Azil, a village of southern France.

Examples

  • Hence it appears that our classification will in the near future have to undergo revision, since the stages of culture from Aurignacian to Azilian show a much closer affinity to the Neolithic than they do to the earlier

    The Antiquity of Man

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