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cenozoic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cenozoic  \Ce`no*zo"ic\,  a.  [Gr.  ?  recent  +  ?  life.]  (Geol.) 
  Belonging  to  the  most  recent  division  of  geological  time, 
  including  the  tertiary,  or  Age  of  mammals,  and  the 
  Quaternary,  or  Age  of  man.  [Written  also  {c[ae]nozoic}, 
  {cainozoic},  {kainozoic}.]  See  {Geology}. 
 
  Note:  This  word  is  used  by  many  authors  as  synonymous  with 
  Tertiary,  the  Quaternary  Age  not  being  included. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Cenozoic 
  n  :  approximately  the  last  63  million  years  [syn:  {Cenozoic},  {Cenozoic 
  era},  {Age  of  Mammals}] 




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