adjective Ho·lo·cene \ˈhō-lə-ˌsēn, ˈhä-\

Definition of HOLOCENE

:  of, relating to, or being the present or post-Pleistocene geologic epoch — see geologic time table
Holocene noun

Origin of HOLOCENE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1897


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