Eocene

adjective
Eo·​cene | \ ˈē-ə-ˌsēn How to pronounce Eocene (audio) \

Definition of Eocene

: of, relating to, or being an epoch of the Tertiary between the Paleocene and the Oligocene or the corresponding series of rocks — see Geologic Time Table

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Eocene noun

First Known Use of Eocene

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Eocene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eocene. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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