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palaeolithic

adjective specialized (US also paleolithic) uk   /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.
Translations of “palaeolithic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 舊石器時代的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旧石器时代的…
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