What does prehistoric mean?

Definitions for prehistoric
ˌpri hɪˈstɔr ɪk, -ˈstɒr-, ˌpri ɪ-pre·his·toric

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. prehistoric(Adjective)

    Of relating to the epoch before written record.

  2. prehistoric(Adjective)

    Nonmodern.

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prehistoric

    prē-his-tor′ik, adj. relating to a time before that treated of in history.—n. Prēhis′tory, history prior to record—the Ger. Urgeschichte.

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How to say prehistoric in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prehistoric in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prehistoric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of prehistoric in a Sentence

  1. Rasmus Andreasen:

    In areas with farming, one should be very careful when using strontium isotopes to trace the origin and movement of prehistoric people.

  2. Andrew Chamberlain:

    However, wood is not preserved on most Neolithic archaeological sites and no wooden measuring devices have been found in prehistoric Britain.

  3. Andrew Chamberlain:

    The existence of these measuring devices implies an advanced knowledge in prehistoric Britain of geometry and of the mathematical properties of circles.

  4. Stephan Tual:

    Bitcoin is outdated technology - almost prehistoric by crypto standards, it's because of petty quarrels such as these that it hasn't been able to evolve in five years.

  5. Steve Feltham:

    I have to be honest. I just don’t think that Nessie is a prehistoric monster, what a lot of people have reported seeing would fit in with the description of the catfish with its long curved back.

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