paleo Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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paleoadjective [usually before noun]

/ˈpæl.i.əʊ/  us /-oʊ/
relating to or ​typical of how ​humanslived in ​ancienttimes, when they used ​tools and ​weapons made of ​stone: She ​follows a paleo ​diet high in ​fruit, ​nuts, and ​leanmeat, with no ​grains and no ​processedfood.


US specialized (also mainly UK palaeo-) uk   /pæl.i.əʊ-/  us   /peɪ.li.oʊ-/
ancient; from a ​time before ​history was being ​recorded: paleobotany
(Definition of paleo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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