Paleolithic

(redirected from Paleolithic Era)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to Paleolithic Era: Neolithic era, Mesolithic era
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • adj

Synonyms for Paleolithic

second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC

of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)

Synonyms

References in periodicals archive ?
It's based on eating only things that were available to our ancient ancestors in the paleolithic era, about 2 million years ago.
First, advocates and proponents of the Paleolithic nutrition argued that consuming a diet similar to that consumed during the Paleolithic era could be more compatible with our genetic makeup, and might reduce the levels of diet-related lifestyle diseases [32].
Archaeological findings suggest the region has been inhabited by people since the Paleolithic era some 2.
They can produce the euphoria of the runner's high or--as in the Paleolithic era (Old Stone Age)--give us the strength to track prey miles and miles so we have enough to eat.
Sears advocates the Paleo diet, he makes the point that people do not have to go all the way back to the Paleolithic era for this natural way of eating.
Harold Ramis's ramshackle road movie through the Paleolithic era follows incompetent duo Zed and Oh, two caveman banished from their tribe, who embark on a quest of self-discovery through an ancient world riddled with danger.
The Sacred Science of Ancient Japan tells of some two dozen secret manuscripts originally dating back to the Paleolithic era in Japan that have been handed down by ruling families for centuries and rejected by orthodox Japanese scholars.
Examples include the Paleo diet (based on the principle that we should eat the way we did back in the Paleolithic era - if a caveman wouldn't have eaten it, neither should we); the 5:2 diet (eat normally for five days and 'fast' for two, cutting down your calorie intake to just a quarter of the usual daily amount); and the Dukan diet (four different phases, each concentrating on separate food types).
It has also been argued that since the Paleolithic Era, human bodies have adjusted to processing new foods such as grains and legumes, pastas and breads.
The Museum of Lebanese Prehistory, the trove's more mundane name, gathers a wide assortment of artifacts, ranging from the Paleolithic era to the Chalcolithic.
There's even the popular "Paleo Diet," based on "eating wholesome, contemporary foods from the food groups that our hunter-gatherer ancestors would have thrived on during the Paleolithic era, or Stone Age.
Located in the Dobrogea region of Romania, Constanta is the biggest port city of Black Sea, Constanta has an approximately 120,000 year history, dating from the Paleolithic era and making it the oldest settlement in the region.
Someone not from the Paleolithic era," Kimmel quipped.
It's about eating how people ate in the Paleolithic era when they hunted and gathered for food, pre-agriculture.
The oldest known symbols were crafted during the Upper Paleolithic era (30,000 BC) as part of cave paintings.