eolith

[ee-uh-lith]
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noun
  1. 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.

Origin of eolith

First recorded in 1890–95; eo- + -lith
Related formse·o·lith·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for eolith

eolith

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