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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A stone implement of the Paleolithic Period.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A relic from the Paleolithic era.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A relic of the Paleolithic era.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An unpolished stone object or implement belonging to the earlier stone age.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a stone tool from the Paleolithic age


Back-formation from Paleolithic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
paleo- + -lith (Wiktionary)


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