Cite
 

Dictionary


Des'ert Cul"ture




the nomadic hunting, fishing, and gathering preagricultural post-Pleistocene phase in the American West, characterized by an efficient exploitation of varied natural resources that was continued by Amerindian cultures into historic times.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Desert bootdeserted

 

Related Content