Hadean

adjective
Ha·​de·​an | \ ˈhā-ˌdē-ən How to pronounce Hadean (audio) , hā-ˈdē-ən \

Definition of Hadean

: of, relating to, or being the eon of history between the formation of the solar system and the formation of the first rocks on the earth — see Geologic Time Table

Other Words from Hadean

Hadean noun

First Known Use of Hadean

1984, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hadean

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“Hadean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hadean. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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