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Pleistocene

adjective Pleis·to·cene \ˈplīs-tə-ˌsēn\

Definition of PLEISTOCENE

:  of, relating to, or being the earlier epoch of the Quaternary or the corresponding series of rocks — see geologic time table
Pleistocene noun

Origin of PLEISTOCENE

Greek pleistos most + International Scientific Vocabulary -cene; akin to Greek pleiōn more
First Known Use: 1839

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