Aeneolithic

adjective
Ae·​ne·​o·​lith·​ic | \ ā-ˌē-nē-ō-ˈli-thik How to pronounce Aeneolithic (audio) \

Definition of Aeneolithic

: of or relating to a transitional period between the Neolithic and Bronze ages in which some copper was used

First Known Use of Aeneolithic

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aeneolithic

Latin aēneus, aēnus "made of bronze (or another alloy of copper)" (from aer-, aes "bronze, brass, copper" + -nus, -n-eus, suffixes of materials) + -o- + -lithic — more at ore entry 1

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