1. [ noun ] (archeology) second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
Synonyms: palaeolithic Paleolithic_Age
Related terms: time_period Stone_Age middle_paleolithic upper_paleolithic lower_paleolithic
2. [ adjective ] of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)
Synonyms: palaeolithic

"paleolithic artifacts"

Related terms: Stone_Age Paleolithic_Age
Similar spelling:   paleolith