Lapita

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Etymology[edit]

Coined 1952 by Edwin Gifford from Haveke xapeta'a (place where one digs a hole), believed to be in reference to archeological excavations in New Caledonia.

Proper noun[edit]

Lapita

  1. An ancient material culture of Oceania who may have spoken Proto-Oceanic and were the ancestors of many modern peoples in the region.

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