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paleozoic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Paleozoic  \Pa`le*o*zo"ic\,  a.  [Paleo-  +  Gr  ?  life,  fr  ?  to 
  live.]  (Geol.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  or  designating,  the  older  division  of 
  geological  time  during  which  life  is  known  to  have  existed, 
  including  the  Silurian,  Devonian,  and  Carboniferous  ages,  and 
  also  to  the  life  or  rocks  of  those  ages.  See  Chart  of 
  {Geology}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Paleozoic 
  n  :  from  230  million  to  600  million  years  ago  [syn:  {Paleozoic}, 
  {Paleozoic  era}] 




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