Paleo-Indian(redirected from Palaeo-Indian)
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Of or relating to prehistoric human culture in the Western Hemisphere from the earliest habitation to around 5,000 bc. Paleo-Indian cultures are distinguished especially by the various projectile points they produced.
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Pa•le•o-In•di•an(ˌpeɪ li oʊˈɪn di ən; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-)
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a New World cultural stage, c22,000–6000 B.C., distinguished by fluted-point tools and cooperative hunting methods.n.
2. a member of the American Indian people of this cultural stage, believed to have migrated orig. from Asia.
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|Noun||1.||Paleo-Indian - a member of the Paleo-American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch|
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