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

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being a Paleolithic culture of northern Africa and southern Europe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or pertaining to a Paleolithic culture of North Africa (named after primary findings there, in the now southern Tunisian oasis Gafsa) and southern Europe


French capsien, from Latin Capsa, Gafsa, a town of west-central Tunisia.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French capsien, from Latin Capsianus, from Capsa ("Gafsa") + -ianus ("-ian"). (Wiktionary)



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