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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Estimation of the net acid load of the diet of ancestral preagricultural Homo sapiens and their hominid ancestors.
Efficient exercise paired with a grain-free and perhaps dairy-free diet balances body composition, strength, agility, and aerobic conditioning for modern people just as it did for preagricultural people.
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.
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.
Statues of female fertility figures and large phallic rods that have been unearthed in preagricultural archaeological sites serve as evidence of these life affirming kami beliefs.
Global bird populations have shrunk by up to 25% since preagricultural times.
Frank and Deborah Popper, Rutgers University professors, propose a "Buffalo Commons," returning the land to its preagricultural state.
Forest cover has been reduced by 20-50% since preagricultural times and continues to decrease by 0.