HyperDic: paleocene

English > 1 sense of the word Paleocene:
NOUNtimePaleocene, Paleocene epochfrom 63 million to 58 million years ago
Paleocene > pronunciation
Soundspey'liyahsiy.n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > Paleocene: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningFrom 63 million to 58 million years ago; appearance of birds and earliest mammals.
SynonymPaleocene 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
Spanishpaleoceno
Catalanpaleocè

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