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epochal

adjective ep·och·al \ˈe-pə-kəl, ˈe-ˌpä-kəl\

Definition of EPOCHAL

1
:  of or relating to an epoch
2
:  uniquely or highly significant :  momentous <during his three epochal years in the assembly — C. G. Bowers>; also :  unparalleled <epochal stupidity>
ep·och·al·ly adverb

First Known Use of EPOCHAL

1685

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale

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