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-lithic

1.
a combining form used in the names of cultural phases in archaeology characterized by the use of a particular type of tool:
Chalcolithic; Neolithic.
Origin
see lithic
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-lithic

combining form
1.
(in anthropology) relating to the use of stone implements in a specified cultural period: Neolithic
Word Origin
from Greek lithikos, from lithos stone
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