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Neogene

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adjective Neo·gene \ˈnē-ə-ˌjēn\

Definition of Neogene

  1. :  of, relating to, or being the later portion of the Tertiary including the Miocene and Pliocene or the corresponding system of rocks

Neogene noun


Origin of neogene

International Scientific Vocabulary ne- + -gene (from Greek -genēs born) — more at -gen


First Known Use: 1859


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