HyperDic: prehistory

English > 1 sense of the word prehistory:
NOUNtimeprehistory, prehistoric culturethe time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
English > prehistory: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningThe time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word.
Synonymprehistoric culture
PartsBronze Age(archeology) a period between the Stone and Iron Ages, characterized by the manufacture and use of bronze tools and weapons
Iron Age(archeology) the period following the Bronze Age
Stone Age(archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements
ice age, glacial period, glacial epochAny period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishprehistoria
Catalanprehistoria, prehistòria
Adjectivesprehistoricof or relating to times before written history
prehistoricbelonging to or existing in times before recorded history

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