azoic


azo·ic

adjective \(ˌ)ā-ˈzō-ik\

Definition of AZOIC

:  having no living beings; especially :  of or relating to the part of geologic time that antedates life — compare archean 1

Origin of AZOIC

2a- + Greek zōē life — more at quick
First Known Use: 1845

Rhymes with AZOIC

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