Mesolithic: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mez"u-lith'ik, mes"-, mē"zu-, -su-), [key]
— adj. Anthropol.
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a transitional period of the Stone Age intermediate between the Paleolithic and the Neolithic periods, characterized by adaptation to a hunting, collecting, and fishing economy based on the use of forest, lakeside, and seashore environments; Epipaleolithic.
- mesolithic (Thesaurus)