cainozoic

see RECENT

The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins. 2013.

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  • cainozoic — CAINOZÓIC, Ă, cainozoici, ce, s.n. adj. (geol.) Neozoic. (1). 2. adj. Care se referă la cainozoic (1), care aparţine cainozoicului. [pr.: ca i no zo ic] – Din fr. caenozoïque, engl. cainozoic. Trimis de viorelgrosu, 29.01.2003. Sursa: DEX 98 …   Dicționar Român

  • Cainozoic — Cai no*zo ic, a. (Geol.) See {Cenozic}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cainozoic — Cenozoic Ce no*zo ic, a. [Gr. ? recent + ? life.] (Geol.) Belonging to the most recent division of geological time, including the tertiary, or Age of mammals, and the Quaternary, or Age of man. [Written also {c[ae]nozoic}, {cainozoic},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cainozoic — kainozojus statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Žemės geologinės istorijos fanerozojaus eono trečioji (jauniausioji) era, prasidėjusi po mezozojaus eros prieš 65,65 mln. m.; per tą laikotarpį susidariusių uolienų sistema.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Cainozoic — /kuy neuh zoh ik, kay /, adj., n. Geol. Cenozoic. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cainozoic — n. most recent geologic era adj. pertaining to the Cenozoic era (most recent geological era) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cainozoic — [ˌkʌɪnə zəʊɪk] adjective variant spelling of Cenozoic …   English new terms dictionary

  • Cainozoic — /ˌkaɪnoʊˈzoʊɪk / (say .kuynoh zohik), /ˌkeɪ / (say .kay ) adjective 1. relating to the geological era of rocks of most recent age, extending to the present. –noun 2. the era or rocks representing the most recent major division of earth history.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cainozoic —   a.,n. Geology, tertiary …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cainozoic — see RECENT …   Word origins

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