Turonian

adjective
Tu·​ro·​ni·​an | \ t(y)üˈrōnēən \

Definition of Turonian

: of, relating to, or constituting a subdivision of the European Cretaceous

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History and Etymology for Turonian

French turonien of Tours, from Late Latin Turoni Tours, France (from Latin Turones, Turoni, a people of ancient Gaul) + French -en -an

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“Turonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turonian. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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