Paleo-Indian

noun
Pa·​leo-In·​di·​an | \ ˌpā-lē-ō-ˈin-dē-ən How to pronounce Paleo-Indian (audio) , especially British ˌpa- \

Definition of Paleo-Indian

: one of the early American hunting people of Asian origin extant in the Late Pleistocene

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Paleo-Indian adjective

First Known Use of Paleo-Indian

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Paleo-Indian

paleo- + indian

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The first known use of Paleo-Indian was in 1940

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paleohydrology

Paleo-Indian

paleola

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Cite this Entry

“Paleo-Indian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Paleo-Indian. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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