Definition of Maglemosian in English:

Maglemosian

adjective

Archaeology
  • 1Relating to or denoting a northern European Mesolithic culture, dated to about 9,500–7,700 years ago.

    • ‘The Federmessergruppen, characterized by shouldered flint points, gives way to the Maglemosian tradition with abundant microliths in distinctive convex-backed and triangular forms.’
    • ‘Some Maglemosian material culture was artistically designed, with decoration on tools and wooden canoes.’
    1. 1.1as noun the Maglemosian The Maglemosian culture or period.

Origin

1920s: from Maglemose, a town in Denmark where objects from this culture were found, + -ian.

Pronunciation

Maglemosian

/ˌmaɡləˈməʊsɪən//ˌmaɡləˈməʊzɪən/