Beaker folk

plural noun a late Neolithic and early Bronze Age European people named after the distinctive waisted pots (Beaker ware) associated with their burials.

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  • Beaker folk — /bee keuhr/ a late Neolithic to Copper Age people living in Europe, so called in reference to the bell beakers commonly found buried with their dead in barrows. Also called Beaker people. [1920 25] * * * ▪ people  Late Neolithic–Early Bronze Age… …   Universalium

  • Beaker Folk — /ˈbikə ˌfoʊk/ (say beekuh .fohk) noun a prehistoric people of western Europe flourishing during the third millennium BC. {named after the characteristic beakers found among their remains} …   Australian English dictionary

  • beaker folk — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beaker culture — The Bell Beaker culture (sometimes shortened to Beaker culture, Beaker people, or Beaker folk; de. Glockenbecherkultur), ca. 2800 ndash; 1900 BC, is the term for a widely scattered cultural phenomenon of prehistoric western Europe starting in the …   Wikipedia

  • beaker people — noun plural see beaker folk * * * Beaker Folk or Beaker People, a prehistoric group of European people before the Bronze Age whose significant artifact was pottery in the shape of a bell or beaker. * * * Beaker People [Beaker People] …   Useful english dictionary

  • beaker — /bee keuhr/, n. 1. a large drinking cup or glass with a wide mouth. 2. contents of a beaker: consuming a beaker of beer at one gulp. 3. a flat bottomed cylindrical container, usually with a pouring lip, esp. one used in a laboratory. adj. 4. (cap …   Universalium

  • beaker — n. 1 a tall drinking vessel, usu. of plastic and tumbler shaped. 2 a lipped cylindrical glass vessel for scientific experiments. 3 archaic or literary a large drinking vessel with a wide mouth. Phrases and idioms: Beaker Folk Archaeol. a people… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bell beaker — noun : a bell shaped pottery vessel of the prehistoric Beaker folk * * * Archaeol. a bell shaped beaker, esp. one associated with the Beaker folk. [1900 05] * * * bell beaker noun The distinctive wide necked pottery vessel found (sometimes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bell beaker — Archaeol. a bell shaped beaker, esp. one associated with the Beaker folk. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • Бикер-пипл — (Beaker people, Beaker Folk)Beaker peopleBeaker Folk, племена, жившие в Западной Европе в эпоху неолита. Идентифицированы по широкогорлым колоколовидным глиняным сосудам, найденным в могилах, которые датируются 3 м тыс. до н.э …   Страны мира. Словарь

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