Permian


Perm·ian

adjective \ˈpər-mē-ən, ˈper-\

Definition of PERMIAN

:  of, relating to, or being the last period of the Paleozoic era or the corresponding system of rocks — see geologic time table
Permian noun

Origin of PERMIAN

Perm, former province in eastern Russia
First Known Use: 1841

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