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