Definition of Epipalaeolithic in English:

Epipalaeolithic

Line breaks: Epi|palaeo|lith¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌɛpɪpalɪə(ʊ)ˈlɪθɪk/

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(US Epipaleolithic)

adjective

Archaeology
  • 1Relating to or denoting a Stone Age period that shows features of both the Palaeolithic and the Mesolithic and may be transitional between them.
  • 1.1 (as noun the Epipalaeolithic) The Epipalaeolithic period.

Origin

early 20th century: from epi- 'upon, in addition' + Palaeolithic.

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