Definition of Levallois in English:

Levallois

noun

Archaeology
  • [usually as modifier] A flint-working technique associated with the Mousterian culture of the Neanderthals, in which a flint is trimmed so that a flake of predetermined size and shape can be struck from it.

Origin

Early 20th century: named after a suburb of northern Paris.

Pronunciation:

Levallois

/ləˈvalwɑː/