[ mahy-kruh-lith ]
/ ˈmaɪ krə lɪθ /
a tiny stone tool, often of geometric shape, made from a bladelet and mounted singly or in series as the working part of a composite tool or weapon, especially during late Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic times.
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Words nearby microlith
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British Dictionary definitions for microlith
/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌlɪθ) /
archaeol a small Mesolithic flint tool which was made from a blade and formed part of hafted tools
Derived forms of microlithmicrolithic, adjective
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Medical definitions for microlith
[ mī′krə-lĭth′ ]
A minute calculus, usually multiple and resembling coarse sand.
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Scientific definitions for microlith
[ mī′krō-lĭth′ ]
A very small blade made of flaked stone and used as a tool, especially in the European Mesolithic Period.
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