Pronunciation: (pā"lē-ō-in'dē-un; esp. Brit. pal"ē-),[key] —adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a New World cultural stage, c22,000–6000 b.c., distinguished by fluted-point tools and cooperative hunting methods.
—n. a member of the North American Indian people of this cultural stage, who are believed to have migrated originally from Asia and are known to have been expert big-game hunters.