: of, relating to, or constituting a division of the Precambrian

Word History


Old Norse jötn-, jötunn giant + English -ian; akin to Old English eoten giant, Middle Low German eteninne giantess, and perhaps to Old English etan to eat

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“Jotnian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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