Ediacaran

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adjective Edi·a·car·an \ˌē-dē-ˈa-k(ə-)rən, -ə-ˈker-ən, -ˈka-rən\
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Ediacara

play \ˌē-dē-ˈa-k(ə-)rə, -ə-ˈker-ə, -ˈka-rə\

Definition of Ediacaran

  1. :  being or belonging to an assemblage of extinct multicellular marine organisms of the Late Precambrian era <Ediacaran fauna>

Ediacaran

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Origin and Etymology of ediacaran

Ediacara Hills, South Australia


First Known Use: 1959


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