Meaning of Eneolithic in English:

Eneolithic

Pronunciation /ˌiːnɪə(ʊ)ˈlɪθɪk/

adjective

Archaeology
  • another term for Chalcolithic (adjective)

    ‘Another cave worth visiting is the Eneolithic dwelling.’
    • ‘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.’

noun

Archaeology

Origin

Late 19th century from Latin aeneus ‘of bronze or copper’ + Greek lithos ‘stone’ + -ic.