Paleo-Indian

Paleo-Indian

[pey-lee-oh-in-dee-uhn; especially British pal-ee‐]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a New World cultural stage, c22,000–6000 b.c., distinguished by fluted-point tools and cooperative hunting methods.
noun
2.
a member of the North American Indian people of this cultural stage, who are believed to have migrated originally from Asia and are known to have been expert big-game hunters.
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paleo-indian

noun
a member of the Paleo-American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch [syn: Paleo-American
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