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microlithic

[mahy-kruh-lith-ik] /ˌmaɪ krəˈlɪθ ɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or characterized by the use of microliths, as a people or culture.
2.
of the nature of or resembling a microlith, as a tool.
Origin of microlithic
1870-1875
1870-75; microlith + -ic
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  • The influence of the Palolithic is much stronger, especially in the case of the microlithic Tardenoisian types.

    Men of the Old Stone Age Henry Fairfield Osborn
  • Thus the Azilian bone-harpoon industry, like the Tardenoisian microlithic flint industry, was largely pursued by fisherfolk.

    Men of the Old Stone Age Henry Fairfield Osborn

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