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Paleocene

Pa·le·o·cene

Paleocene

 
pronunciation:
peI li sin [or] pae li sin
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, relating to, or designating the geological epoch at the start of the Tertiary Period, from approximately 65 million to 54 million years ago, when birds and early mammals appeared.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the Paleocene Epoch, or the rock formations that date from that time.