preagricultural

pre·ag·ri·cul·tur·al

 (prē′ăg-rĭ-kŭl′chər-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to a society before it has adopted agriculture as a means of subsistence.

preagricultural

(ˌpriːæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl)
adj
(Anthropology & Ethnology) existing or occurring prior to the introduction of agriculture; of or relating to a society existing at this time
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These analyses of fast-disappearing preagricultural social forms provide most of what we know, or think we know, about primitive life.
Whether we examine recent primitive people (in New Guinea and other places) or the skeletal remains of the ancients, people living in a preagricultural, preindustrial world show little to no evidence of tooth decay, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or obesity.
Estimation of the net acid load of the diet of ancestral preagricultural Homo sapiens and their hominid ancestors.
Biomechanical changes in long bone structure: A study of preagricultural and agricultural populations in Northeastern Mississippi and Northwestern Alabama.
These data suggest that measurable levels of lead were emitted by preagricultural societies mining copper on Keweenaw Peninsula starting as early as 8,000 years ago," Pompeani said.
Atherosclerosis was common in four pre-industrial populations including preagricultural hunter-gatherers.
Though the word 'Primitive' was not exactly spelt out, yet it gave some clarity to the enumerators in judging the claims of a particular group for being designated as 'primitive tribes' in the light of characteristics such as (I) A small group, (II) pre-literate group, (III) preagricultural technology, and (IV) geographical isolation.
Eastern Tukanoan names of the palm Iriartea deltoidea: evidence of its possible preagricultural use as a starch source.
Today, we can hardly imagine how harsh the preagricultural existence must have been.
Nacho-fueled Super Bowl bashes and multicourse wedding banquets may hark back to a time when preagricultural people devoured wild animal meat at their comrades' gravesides.
Eastern Tukanoan names of the palm Iriartea deltoidea: an evidence of its possible preagricultural use as a starch source.