HyperDic: pleistocene

English > 1 sense of the word Pleistocene:
NOUNtimePleistocene, Pleistocene epoch, Glacial epochfrom two million to 11 thousand years ago
Pleistocene > pronunciation
Soundsplay'stahsiy.n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > Pleistocene: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningFrom two million to 11 thousand years ago; extensive glaciation of the northern hemisphere; the time of human evolution.
SynonymsPleistocene epoch, Glacial epoch
Instance ofepochA unit of geological time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself divided into ages
Part ofQuaternary, Quaternary period, Age of Manlast 2 million years
Spanishpleistoceno
Catalanèpoca glacial, pleistocè, Pleistocè, plistocè

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