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English definition of “palaeolithic”

palaeolithic

adjective uk specialized (US also paleolithic)   /ˌpæl.i.əʊˈlɪθ.ɪk/ us    /ˌpeɪ.li.oʊ-/
relating to the period when humans used tools and weapons made of stone: The Palaeolithic Period is sometimes called the Old Stone Age.
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