Definition of pre-Clovis in US English:

pre-Clovis

adjective

Archaeology
  • Designating or relating to any of a number of proposed prehistoric cultures prior to Clovis culture.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Current Anthropology. From pre- + Clovis.

Pronunciation

pre-Clovis

/priːˈkləʊvɪs/