Definition of Eneolithic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌiːnɪə(ʊ)ˈlɪθɪk/

adjective& noun

Another term for Chalcolithic.
Example sentences
  • Another cave worth visiting is the Eneolithic dwelling.
  • This influences both the definition of the late Eneolithic cultural groups in this area and their chronology.
  • The Eneolithic period and Early Bronze Age in Central Europe were apparently times of considerable unrest.


Early 20th century: from Latin aeneus 'of bronze or copper' + Greek lithos 'stone' + -ic.

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