Definition of Palaeo-Asiatic in US English:

Palaeo-Asiatic

(also Palae-Asiatic, Pale-Asiatic, Paleo-Asiatic)

adjective

rare, historical
  • Especially in the usage of Russian and East European scholars: = "Palaeo-Siberian".

noun

rare, historical
  • Especially in the usage of Russian and East European scholars: = "Palaeo-Siberian" 2.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. From palaeo- + Asiatic [noun]. Compare German paläasiatisch, adjective, Russian paleoaziatskij, adjective, paleoaziat, noun.