paleolith


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pa·le·o·lith

 (pā′lē-ə-lĭth′)
n.
A stone implement of the Paleolithic Period.

[Back-formation from Paleolithic.]

paleolith

(ˈpælɪəʊˌlɪθ)
n
(Archaeology) a variant spelling of palaeolith

pa•le•o•lith

(ˈpeɪ li ə lɪθ; esp. Brit. ˈpæl i-)

n.
a Paleolithic stone implement.
[1875–80]

paleolith

A stone tool belonging to Paleolithic times.
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Noun1.paleolith - a stone tool from the Paleolithic agepaleolith - a stone tool from the Paleolithic age
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
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Paleoliths and microliths from Shenjia and Shuanghu, northern Tibet, Current Anthropology 23: 493-9.
Paleoliths from the lower Pleistocene of the Nihewan beds in the Donggutuo site, Acta Anthropologica Sinica 4(4): 289-300.