geochrony

noun
ge·​och·​ro·​ny | \ jēˈäkrənē \
plural -es

Definition of geochrony

: geologic chronology : a system of time divisions used in geology

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History and Etymology for geochrony

ge- + Greek chronos time + English -y

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“Geochrony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geochrony. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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