Silurian

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

Si·lu·ri·an

adjective \sī-ˈlr-ē-ən, sə-\

Definition of SILURIAN

1
:  of or relating to the Silures or their place of habitation
2
:  of, relating to, or being a period of the Paleozoic era between the Ordovician and Devonian or the corresponding system of rocks marked by numerous eurypterid crustaceans and the appearance of the first land plants — see geologic time table
Silurian noun

Origin of SILURIAN

Latin Silures
First Known Use: 1708

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