lithic

adjective
lith·​ic | \ˈli-thik \

Definition of lithic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

2 : of, relating to, or being a stone tool

Definition of -lithic (Entry 2 of 2)

: relating to or characteristic of a (specified) stage in humankind's use of stone as a cultural tool Neolithic

First Known Use of lithic

Adjective

1797, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for lithic

Adjective

Greek lithikos, from lithos

Adjective combining form

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