Devonian

adjective
De·​vo·​ni·​an | \ di-ˈvō-nē-ən How to pronounce Devonian (audio) \

Definition of Devonian

1 : of or relating to Devonshire, England
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

Other Words from Devonian

Devonian noun

First Known Use of Devonian

1612, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Devonian

Devon, England

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“Devonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Devonian. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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