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Cambrian

adjective Cam·bri·an \ˈkam-brē-ən, ˈkām-\

Definition of CAMBRIAN

1
:  welsh
2
:  of, relating to, or being the earliest geologic period of the Paleozoic era or the corresponding system of rocks marked by fossils of nearly every major invertebrate animal group — see geologic time table
Cambrian noun
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Origin of CAMBRIAN

Medieval Latin Cambria Wales, from Middle Welsh Cymry Wales, Welshmen
First Known Use: 1604

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