Liassic

adjective

Li·​as·​sic lī-ˈa-sik How to pronounce Liassic (audio)
: of, relating to, or being a subdivision of the European Jurassic

Word History

Etymology

modification of French liasique, from Lias

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Liassic was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Liassic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Liassic. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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