Epipaleolithic

Epipaleolithic

[ep-uh-pey-lee-uh-lith-ik, -pal-ee-]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the human cultures existing at the end of the Paleolithic and the beginnings of the Mesolithic periods of the Stone Age.

Origin:
1920–25; epi- + paleolithic

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epipaleolithic

noun
middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago [syn: Mesolithic Age
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