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NEOLITHIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Neolithic mean? 

NEOLITHIC (noun)
  The noun NEOLITHIC has 1 sense:

1. latest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the middle east (but later elsewhere)

  Familiarity information: NEOLITHIC used as a noun is very rare.


NEOLITHIC (adjective)
  The adjective NEOLITHIC has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to the most recent period of the Stone Age (following the mesolithic)

  Familiarity information: NEOLITHIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NEOLITHIC (noun)


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Meaning:

Latest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the middle east (but later elsewhere)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Neolithic; Neolithic Age; New Stone Age

Instance hypernyms:

period; period of time; time period (an amount of time)

Holonyms ("Neolithic" is a part of...):

Stone Age ((archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements)


NEOLITHIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to the most recent period of the Stone Age (following the mesolithic)

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

evidence of neolithic settlements

Pertainym:

Neolithic Age (latest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the middle east (but later elsewhere))


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