subage

noun
sub·​age

Definition of subage

: a distinguishable subdivision of a geologic age usually characterized by the occurrence of some specific phenomenon (such as a deposition of loess or a glacial recession)

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sub- + age

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“Subage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subage. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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