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adjective & noun
- another term for Chalcolithic
- ‘This influences both the definition of the late Eneolithic cultural groups in this area and their chronology.’
- ‘The Eneolithic period and Early Bronze Age in Central Europe were apparently times of considerable unrest.’
- ‘Another cave worth visiting is the Eneolithic dwelling.’
Early 20th century: from Latin aeneus ‘of bronze or copper’ + Greek lithos ‘stone’ + -ic.
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