Tardenoisian

[ˌtα:dɪ'nɔɪzɪən]
adjective relating to a late Mesolithic culture of west and central Europe, especially France, dated to about 8,000–6,000 years ago.
Origin
1920s: from Fr. Tardenoisien, from the name of Fère-en-Tardenois in NE France, where objects from this culture were found.

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  • Tardenoisian — [tär΄də noi′zē ən] adj. 〚after Fère en Tardenois, town in NE France, where implements were found〛 designating or of a Mesolithic culture characterized by microliths * * * …   Universalium

  • Tardenoisian — [tär΄də noi′zē ən] adj. [after Fère en Tardenois, town in NE France, where implements were found] designating or of a Mesolithic culture characterized by microliths …   English World dictionary

  • Tardenoisian — The Tardenoisian is an archaeological culture of the Epipaleolithic period from north western France and Belgium. Similar cultures are known further east in central Europe (late Mesolithic) and west across Spain.Characteristic artefacts include… …   Wikipedia

  • tardenoisian — tar·de·noi·sian …   English syllables

  • Tardenoisian — /tadəˈnɔɪziən/ (say tahduh noyzeeuhn), / ˈnwa / (say nwah ) adjective belonging to the Mesolithic stage of culture transitional between Palaeolithic and Neolithic recognised from Iberia to Central Europe and especially in northern France. {from… …   Australian English dictionary

  • tardenoisian — n. & adj. Archaeol. n. a mesolithic culture using small flint implements. adj. of or relating to this culture. Etymology: Tardenois in NE France, where remains of it were found …   Useful english dictionary

  • Тарденуазская культура — (Tardenoisian)Tardenoisian, культура позднего мезолита в Западной и Центральной Европе, названная по г.Фер ан Тарденуа, который находится в сев. вост. Франции …   Страны мира. Словарь

  • Тарденуазская культура —     (Tardenoisian), культура мезолита, в Юго Западной Франции сменяет советеррскую. Среди типичных изделий  трапециевидные наконечники стрел и небольшие пластины. Т. к. и подобные индустрии встречаются от Иберии до Центральной Европы и охватывают …   Археологический словарь

  • Azilian — The Azilian is a name given by archaeologists to an industry of the Epipaleolithic in northern Spain and southern France.It probably dates to the period of the Allerød Oscillation around 10,000 years ago (10,000 BC uncalibrated) and followed the… …   Wikipedia

  • Prehistoric Europe — refers to prehistorical period of the history of Europe. Before the Upper Paleolithic, in the period of ca. 1 million to 40,000 years ago, Europe was populated by Homo erectus and Homo neanderthalensis .The Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic, from… …   Wikipedia

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