Pronunciation: (mez"u-lith'ik, mes"-, mē"zu-, -su-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/mesolithic.html on line 77 [key]
—adj. Anthropol. (sometimes l.c.)
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.
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