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mi•cro•lith



Pronunciation: (mī'kru-lith), [key]
n. Archaeol.
a tiny stone tool, often of geometric shape, made from a bladelet and mounted singly or in series as the working part of a composite tool or weapon, esp. during late Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic times. Cf. macrolith, tranchet.

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

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