microlith

noun
mi·​cro·​lith | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌlith How to pronounce microlith (audio) \

Definition of microlith

: a tiny blade tool especially of the Mesolithic usually in a geometric shape (such as that of a triangle) and often set in a bone or wooden haft

Other Words from microlith

microlithic \ ˌmī-​krə-​ˈli-​thik How to pronounce microlithic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of microlith

1908, in the meaning defined above

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microlith

noun
mi·​cro·​lith | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌlith How to pronounce microlith (audio) \

Medical Definition of microlith

: a microscopic calculus or concretion rupture of microliths into blood vesselsModern Medicine — compare gravel sense 1

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