non·​fos·​sil·​if·​er·​ous ˌnän-ˌfä-sə-ˈli-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce nonfossiliferous (audio)
: not containing fossils : not fossiliferous
nonfossiliferous mudstone

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonfossiliferous was in 1833

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“Nonfossiliferous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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