Archaeolithic Ar`ch[ae]*o*lith"ic ([aum]r`k[-e]*[-o]*l[i^]th"[i^]k), a. [Gr. 'archai^os ancient + liqiko`s pertaining to a stone.] (Arch[ae]ol.) Of or pertaining to the earliest Stone age; -- applied to a prehistoric period preceding the Paleolithic age. [1913 Webster]

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