Definition of Ahrensburgian in English:

Ahrensburgian

noun

  • A member of an early postglacial cultural group of north Germany and the Low Countries, whose artefacts and remains, dating to the period around 8500 b.c., were first discovered at sites near Ahrensburg. Chiefly in plural.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating this culture; = Ahrensburg.

    See also Ahrensburg

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. From the name of Ahrensburg + -ian.

Pronunciation

Ahrensburgian

/ˈɑːr(ə)nzbəːɡɪən/