adjective Cam·bri·an \ˈkam-brē-ən, ˈkām-\

Definition of Cambrian

  1. 1 :  welsh

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being the earliest geologic period of the Paleozoic era or the corresponding system of rocks marked by fossils of nearly every major invertebrate animal group — see geologic time table



Origin and Etymology of cambrian

Medieval Latin Cambria Wales, from Middle Welsh Cymry Wales, Welshmen

First Known Use: 1604

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