adjective De·vo·ni·an \di-ˈvō-nē-ən\

Definition of Devonian

  1. 1 :  of or relating to Devonshire, England

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being the period of the Paleozoic era between the Silurian and the Mississippian or the corresponding system of rocks — see geologic time table



Origin and Etymology of devonian

Devon, England

First Known Use: 1612

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