Paleolithic

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From paleo- + Ancient Greek λίθος (lithos, stone) + -ic.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpeɪl.ɪi.əʊˌlɪθ.ɪk/
  • (US) enPR: pălēōlĭthīk, IPA(key): /ˈpæl.ɪi.oʊˌlɪθ.ɪk/

NounEdit

Paleolithic (uncountable)

  1. A period that lasted from two and a half million years ago to 10,000 BC; the Old Stone Age.

SynonymsEdit

  • Old Stone Age

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AdjectiveEdit

Paleolithic (not comparable)

  1. Of or referring to the Old Stone Age (the Paleolithic period or Paleolithic age).

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Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 14:12