Mesolithic

adjective
Me·so·lith·ic | \ˌme-zə-ˈli-thik \

Definition of Mesolithic 

: of, relating to, or being a transitional period of the Stone Age between the Paleolithic and the Neolithic

First Known Use of Mesolithic

1866, in the meaning defined above

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