HyperDic: stone_age

English > 1 sense of the expression Stone Age:
NOUNtimeStone Age(archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements
English > Stone Age: 1 sense > noun 1, time
Meaning(archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements.
Categoryarcheology, archaeologyThe branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
Instance oftime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Part ofprehistory, prehistoric cultureThe time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
PartsEolithic Age, EolithicThe earliest part of the Stone Age marked by the earliest signs of human culture
Mesolithic Age, Mesolithic, Epipaleolithicmiddle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago
Neolithic Age, Neolithic, New Stone AgeLatest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the Middle East (but later elsewhere)
Paleolithic Age, Paleolithic, PalaeolithicSecond part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting / lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
Spanishedad de piedra, Edad de Piedra
Catalanedat de pedra, Edat de pedra, Edat de Pedra
Adjectivespalaeolithicof or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)

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