Definition of Eneolithic in English:

Eneolithic

adjective & noun

  • another term for Chalcolithic
    • ‘The Eneolithic period and Early Bronze Age in Central Europe were apparently times of considerable unrest.’
    • ‘This influences both the definition of the late Eneolithic cultural groups in this area and their chronology.’
    • ‘Another cave worth visiting is the Eneolithic dwelling.’

Origin

Early 20th century: from Latin aeneus ‘of bronze or copper’ + Greek lithos ‘stone’ + -ic.

Pronunciation

Eneolithic

/ˌiːnɪə(ʊ)ˈlɪθɪk/