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Albian

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adjective Al·bi·an \ˈal-bē-ən\

Definition of Albian

  1. :  of or relating to the lowest division of the Upper Cretaceous especially in western Europe and the Mediterranean basin

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Origin and Etymology of albian

Alb- (probably from Aube, department of France, its type station) + English -ian


First Known Use: 1846


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Albian

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noun Al·bi·an \ˈal-bē-ən\

Definition of Albian

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  1. :  the Albian series or epoch

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1863

First Known Use of albian

1863


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