Chalcolithic meaning

kălkə-lĭthĭk
The period of human culture preliminary to the Bronze Age, characterized by the use of copper and stone tools. The Chalcolithic Period is generally recognized only for Europe and central and western Asia.
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Of or relating to the period of human culture preliminary to the Bronze Age, characterized by the use of copper and stone tools.
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The Chalcolithic Period.
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Origin of chalcolithic

  • Greek khalkos copper –lith –ic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition