Definition of Eolithic

1. Noun. The earliest part of the Stone Age marked by the earliest signs of human culture.

Exact synonyms: Eolithic Age
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Group relationships: Stone Age



2. Adjective. Of or relating to the earliest period of the Stone Age (characterized by the use of eoliths).
Partainyms: Eolithic Age

Definition of Eolithic

1. Adjective. (archaeology) of or relating to the early period of the Stone Age marked by the use of eoliths. ¹

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Definition of Eolithic

1. eolith [adj] - See also: eolith

Eolithic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eolithic

eobiont
eobionts
eobiotic
eocene
eohippus
eohippuses
eolian
eolianite
eolic
eolienne
eoliennes
eolipile
eolipiles
eolis
eolith
eolithic (current term)
eoliths
eolopile
eolopiles
eolotropic
eolotropy
eomesodermin
eon
eonian
eonic
eonisms
eons
eophyte
eophytes

Literary usage of Eolithic

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1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1916)
"Photograph by MacCurdy, 1909. attempted to prove that like the Palaeolithic the eolithic period is capable of subdivision into a number of stages or ..."

2. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1920)
"... PAL^eolithic MEN, THE FIRST TRUE MEN (Later Palaeolithic Age) § 1. The Coming of Men Like Ourselves. § 2. Subdivision of the Later Palaeolithic. § 3. ..."

3. Records of the Past by Records of the Past Exploration Society (1906)
"I * + THE eolithic PROBLEM D THE September number of the American Anthropologist, ... It is entitled The eolithic Problem —Evidences of a Rude Industry ..."

4. The Passing of the Great Race; Or, The Racial Basis of European History by Madison Grant, Henry Fairfield Osborn (1921)
"eolithic MAN BEFORE considering the living populations of Europe we must give consideration to the extinct peoples that preceded them. ..."

5. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1894)
"For these were the Islands of the Hesperides, and the peak k PAL/eolithic IMPLEMENTS. id used as we use a pick; but from the shape of one of these sketches ..."

6. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1906)
"eolithic IMPLEMENTS, WELL HILL GRAVEL. apparently come from a high gravel. At low levels, such an association might well exist. The party then descended the ..."

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