microwear

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ wear

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): ˈmaɪkɹoʊwɛəɹ

Noun[edit]

microwear ‎(uncountable)

  1. (archaeology) Microscopic patterns of edge damage on stone tools, used to show how the tools were used.