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Definition 1: second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,000 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for palaeolithic in the sense of this definition

(palaeolithic is an instance of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

(palaeolithic is a part of ...) the oldest part of the Paleolithic Age with the emergence of the hand ax; ended about 120,000 years ago

(palaeolithic is a part of ...) the time period of Neanderthal man; ended about 35,000 years BC

(palaeolithic is a part of ...) the time period during which only modern Homo sapiens was known to have existed; ended about 10,000 years BC

(... is part of palaeolithic) (archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements

Definition 2: of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic) - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where palaeolithic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • paleolithic artifacts

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