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CENOZOIC ERA

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CENOZOIC ERA (noun)
  The noun CENOZOIC ERA has 1 sense:

1. approximately the last 63 million years

  Familiarity information: CENOZOIC ERA used as a noun is very rare.


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CENOZOIC ERA (noun)


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Meaning:

Approximately the last 63 million years

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Age of Mammals; Cenozoic; Cenozoic era

Instance hypernyms:

era; geological era (a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods)

Meronyms (parts of "Cenozoic era"):

Age of Man; Quaternary; Quaternary period (last 2 million years)

Tertiary; Tertiary period (from 63 million to 2 million years ago)

Holonyms ("Cenozoic era" is a part of...):

Phanerozoic; Phanerozoic aeon; Phanerozoic eon (the period from about 5,400 million years ago until the present)


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