assise

noun
as·​sise | \ aˈsēz \
plural -s

Definition of assise

: a succession of two or more paleontologic zones bearing typical fossils of the same species or genera

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History and Etymology for assise

French, from assise, feminine of assis

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“Assise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assise. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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