unfossiliferous

adjective
un·​fos·​sil·​if·​er·​ous | \ ˌən-ˌfä-sə-ˈli-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce unfossiliferous (audio) \

Definition of unfossiliferous

: not containing fossils : not fossiliferous a block of unfossiliferous limestone

First Known Use of unfossiliferous

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Unfossiliferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfossiliferous. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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