Definitions for "Archaic"
Of or characterized by antiquity or archaism; antiquated; obsolescent.
relating to an earlier time, usually more primitive; old, usually no longer practiced
adj. ancient or old-fashioned, and banished from the vocabulary of common speech. For example, "Thou art" is an archaic form or "you are."
a period of prehistory following the Paleoindian period; During the Archaic period, people lived mostly by hunting small game and gathering wild plant food
pertaining to a relatively simple period in the development of a particular region's art.
an American Indian Culture period dating from 3,000 to 10,000 B.P.
Homo sapiens Home Range Paleomagnetism
term used to identify the characteristics of early Greek sculpture (from approximately 700 B.C. to 550 B.C.) including column-like figures, stiff frontal poses with arms close to the body, and a stylized smile known as the “Archaic” smile.