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[ros-troh-kar-uh-neyt, -nit] /ˌrɒs troʊˈkær əˌneɪt, -nɪt/
a chipped flint with a beaklike shape found in the late Tertiary sediments of Suffolk, England, once thought to have been worked by humans but now known to have been shaped by natural nonhuman agencies.


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