[pey-lee-uh-lith or, esp. British, pal-ee-]
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Origin of paleolith

First recorded in 1875–80; paleo- + -lith Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

paleolith in Science


  1. A stone implement of the Paleolithic Period.
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