HyperDic: recent_epoch

English > 1 sense of the expression Recent epoch:
NOUNtimeRecent epoch, Holocene, Holocene epoch, Recentapproximately the last 10,000 years
English > Recent epoch: 1 sense > noun 1, time
Meaningapproximately the last 10,000 years.
SynonymsHolocene, Holocene epoch, Recent
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
Catalanholocè, postglacial

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