mesolithic mesolithic  /ˌmɛ zə ˈlɪ θɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago
  2. (adj) of or relating to a middle period of the Stone Age (following the paleolithic)

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  • Earliest Evidence of Flower-Lined Graves Found in 11,000-Year-Old Site

    New evidence shows humans have been pushing up daisies — or at least sage — for more than 10,000 years. Researchers analyzing plant impressions and soil in and around Mesolithic graves in Israel have found evidence that the dead were habitually buried on thick layers of intentionally arranged plants, many of which, at time of burial, were flowering and would have had a strong aroma. According to ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Discover

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  • "I think Dr Gallop's been out of the system for a while," Mr Rudd told reporters. "When was Mr Knowles out of the system? Some time in the Mesolithic period, I think - sorry, the Kennett government. Look, you don't want to send them to...
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The Age

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