Erian

adjective
Eri·​an | \ ˈirēən, ˈēr-, -riən \

Definition of Erian

: of, relating to, or constituting a subdivision of the American Devonian

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History and Etymology for Erian

Erian, subdivision of the American Devonian, from Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes of North America + English -an

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“Erian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Erian. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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