Definition of Sauveterrian in English:

Sauveterrian

adjective

Archaeology
  • 1Relating to or denoting an early Mesolithic culture of western Europe, especially France, dated to about 9,500–7,500 years ago.

    1. 1.1The Sauveterrian culture or period.

Origin

1940s: Sauveterre -la-Lémance, France, the type site, + -ian.

Pronunciation:

Sauveterrian

/səʊvˈtɛːrɪən/