azoic

adjective
azo·ic | \(ˌ)ā-ˈzō-ik \

Definition of azoic 

: having no living beings especially : of or relating to the part of geologic time that antedates life — compare archean sense 1

First Known Use of azoic

1816, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for azoic

a- entry 2 + Greek zōē life — more at quick entry 1

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