Definitions for prehistoricˌpri hɪˈstɔr ɪk, -ˈstɒr-, ˌpri ɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prehistoric, prehistorical(adj)

    belonging to or existing in times before recorded history

    "prehistoric settlements"; "prehistoric peoples"

  2. prehistoric(adj)

    of or relating to times before written history

    "prehistoric archeology"

  3. prehistoric(adj)

    no longer fashionable

    "my mother has these prehistoric ideas about proper clothes"


  1. prehistoric(Adjective)

    Of relating to the epoch before written record.

  2. prehistoric(Adjective)


  3. Origin: From préhistorique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prehistoric(adj)

    of or pertaining to a period before written history begins; as, the prehistoric ages; prehistoric man

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