aceramic

adjective

ace·​ram·​ic (ˈ)ā-sə-ˈra-mik How to pronounce aceramic (audio)
especially British -kə-
archaeology
: not producing, having, or including pottery
The asbestos ware had not yet spread to the northernmost part of Scandinavia where aceramic cultures still prevailed. Ari Siiriäinen, The Cambridge History of Scandanavia: Prehistory to 1520, 2003
aceramic deposits

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aceramic was in 1961

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“Aceramic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aceramic. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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