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Stone Age

noun

Definition of Stone Age

  1. 1 :  the first known period of prehistoric human culture characterized by the use of stone tools — compare mesolithic, neolithic, paleolithic

  2. 2 :  a stage in a human institution or field of endeavor regarded as primitive, outmoded, or obsolete <the Stone Age of information handling before computers>



1854

First Known Use of stone age

1854


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Stone Age

adjective

Definition of Stone Age

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or resembling the culture of the Stone Age especially in the use of stone implements <modern Stone Age peoples> <our Stone Age ancestors>

  2. 2 :  primitive, outmoded, or unsophisticated (as in ideas or technology) by currently accepted standards <marauding mercenaries with Stone Age political ideas — Robert Moss> <using a Stone Age camera>




STONE AGE Defined for Kids

Stone Age

noun

Definition of Stone Age

  1. :  the oldest period in which human beings are known to have existed :  the age during which stone tools were used





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