nonfossiliferous

adjective
non·​fos·​sil·​if·​er·​ous | \ ˌnän-ˌfä-sə-ˈli-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce nonfossiliferous (audio) \

Definition of nonfossiliferous

: not containing fossils : not fossiliferous nonfossiliferous mudstone

First Known Use of nonfossiliferous

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonfossiliferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonfossiliferous. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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