Hammerstone meaning

hămər-stōn
A hand-held stone or cobble used by hominids perhaps as early as 2.5 million years ago as a crude pounding or pecking tool. Hammerstones were also used by early humans in striking flakes from stone cores to produce core tools .
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(archaeology) A type of stone used to hit or strike in a similar way to a modern-day hammer.
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A stone or cobble used as a pounding or pecking tool.
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