Definitions for paleo-indianˌpeɪ li oʊˈɪn di ən; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Pa•le•o-In•di•anˌpeɪ li oʊˈɪn di ən; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-(adj.)

  1. 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.

    Category: Anthropology, Archaeology

  2. (n.)a member of the American Indian people of this cultural stage, believed to have migrated orig. from Asia.

    Category: Archaeology

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Paleo-American, Paleo-Amerind, Paleo-Indian(noun)

    a member of the Paleo-American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch


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