Triassic

adjective
Tri·​as·​sic | \ trī-ˈa-sik How to pronounce Triassic (audio) \

Definition of Triassic

: of, relating to, or being the earliest period of the Mesozoic era or the corresponding system of rocks marked by the first appearance of the dinosaurs — see Geologic Time Table

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Triassic noun

First Known Use of Triassic

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Triassic

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin trias triad; from the three subdivisions of the European Triassic — more at triad

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The first known use of Triassic was in 1841

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“Triassic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Triassic. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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