Permian

adjective
Perm·​ian | \ ˈpər-mē-ən How to pronounce Permian (audio) , ˈper- How to pronounce Permian (audio) \

Definition of Permian

: of, relating to, or being the last period of the Paleozoic era or the corresponding system of rocks — see Geologic Time Table

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Permian noun

First Known Use of Permian

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Permian

Perm, former province in eastern Russia

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“Permian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Permian. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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