[moo-steer-ee-uh n] /muˈstɪər i ən/
of or relating to a Middle Paleolithic culture of Neanderthal man dating to the early upper Pleistocene Epoch (c100,000–40,000 b.c.) and consisting of five or more stone-artifact traditions in Europe whose characteristic tools are side scrapers and points.
pertaining to Paleolithic human relics having the workmanship, finish, and character of the flint scrapers found in the sands of Moustier, France.
a culture characterized by flint flake tools and associated with Neanderthal man, found throughout Europe, North Africa, and the Near East, dating from before 70 000–32 000 bc
of or relating to this culture
Relating to a Middle Paleolithic tool culture that succeeded the Acheulian, ending around 35,000 years ago and traditionally associated with Neanderthals. While Mousterian tools show improvements in stone-flaking techniques over Acheulian tools, they remain largely unchanged over long periods of time and show little of the rapid innovation and specialization that characterize tool cultures of the Upper Paleolithic associated with modern humans.
[mou-see, -zee] /ˈmaʊ si, -zi/ adjective, mousier, mousiest. 1. resembling or suggesting a , as in color or odor. 2. drab and colorless. 3. meek; timid: A drill sergeant can’t be mousy! 4. quiet; noiseless: a mousy tread. 5. infested with . /ˈmaʊsɪ/ adjective mousier, mousiest 1. resembling a mouse, esp in having a light […]
[mout] /maʊt/ 1. Military Operations on/in Urban/Urbanized Terrain.
[noun mouth; verb mouth] /noun maʊθ; verb maʊð/ noun, plural mouths [mouth z] /maʊðz/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy, Zoology. 2. the masticating and tasting apparatus. 3. a person or animal dependent on someone for sustenance: another mouth to feed. 4. the oral opening or cavity considered as the source of vocal utterance. 5. utterance or […]
noun A stupid person; moron; idiot: Some mouth-breather in the office told me it would be OK [1970s+; fr the noisy breathing of an adenoidal idiot]