HyperDic: eocene

English > 1 sense of the word Eocene:
NOUNtimeEocene, Eocene epochfrom 58 million to 40 million years ago
Eocene > pronunciation
Soundsiy'ahsiy.n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > Eocene: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningFrom 58 million to 40 million years ago; presence of modern mammals.
SynonymEocene epoch
Instance ofepochA unit of geological time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself divided into ages
Part ofTertiary, Tertiary periodFrom 63 million to 2 million years ago
Spanisheoceno
Catalaneocè

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