Meaning of NATUFIAN in English

I. nəˈtüfēən adjective

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: Wadi en- Natuf, valley in Palestine + English -ian

: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a food-gathering, cave-dwelling Mesolithic culture of Palestine characterized by microliths, composite tools of microliths, small bare zoomorphic carvings in bone or stone, and the use of sickles suggesting some agriculture

II. noun

( -s )

Usage: usually capitalized

: a Mesolithic cave dweller of Mount Carmel and other localities in Palestine

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