eolith[ē′ō lit̸h′, ē′ə-]
any of the crude stone tools used during the Eolithic period
Origin of eolitheo- + -lith
A crude stone artifact, such as a flake.
- (petrology) Crudely chopped flints, believed to be naturally produced by geological processes such as glaciation.
From Ancient Greek ἑός (eos, “dawn”) + λίθος (lithos, “stone”).