Complete Definition of "Paleolithic"

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Pronunciation
pal·e·o·lith·ic
SAMPA: /pÄlÄÅlÄ­thÄ«k/
PAH-lee-o-LITH-ik

Originally spelt palaeolithic.

Etymology
From Greek ÏαλαιολιθικÏÏ (paleolithikos), from Ancient Greek prefix Ïαλαιο-
"paleo-", from ÏαλαιÏÏ (paleos) "old" + Î»Î¯Î¸Î¿Ï (lithos) "stone".

Noun
palaeolithic

  1. A period that lasted from two million years ago to 10,000 BC, of or relating to the Old Stone Age.

Translations
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Asturian: paleolíticu
Catalan: paleolític m
Chinese: æ§ç³å¨æ¶ä»£
Czech: Paleolit
Danish: Ãldste stenalder
Dutch: Paleolithicum m
Estonian: Paleoliitikum m
Finnish: paleoliittinen kausi
French: Paléolithique m
German: Altsteinzeit m
Greek: Παλαιολιθική (palaiolithiki, paleolithiki) m (:el:Παλαιολιθική|el)
Interlingua: paleolitic m
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Interlingue: paléolithique m
Italian: Paleolitico m
Japanese: æ§ç³å¨æ代<!-- (?ishi??ko?)-->
Korean: ì기ìë (sangisu?)
Latin: palaeolithicus
Latvian: paleolīts
Maltese: Paleolitiku m
Polish: Paleolit m
Portuguese: Paleolítico m
Russian: ÐÐ°Ð»ÐµÐ¾Ð»Ð¸Ñ m (paleolit)
Sicilian: paleoliticu m
Slovenian: Paleolitik m
Spanish: Paleolítico m

Related terms
lith

See also
Mesolithic
Neolithic

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Category:Greek derivations

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