eolith

[ ee-uh-lith ]
/ ˈi ə lɪθ /

noun

a chipped stone of the late Tertiary Period in Europe once thought to have been flaked by humans but now known to be the product of natural, nonhuman agencies.

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Origin of eolith

First recorded in 1890–95; eo- + -lith

OTHER WORDS FROM eolith

e·o·lith·ic, adjective

Words nearby eolith

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British Dictionary definitions for eolith

eolith
/ (ˈiːəʊˌlɪθ) /

noun

a stone, usually crudely broken, used as a primitive tool in Eolithic times
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