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Pleistocene

Pleis·to·cene

Pleistocene

 
pronunciation:
plaI st sin
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of, relating to, or designating the geological epoch at the start of the Quaternary Period, from approximately 1.8 million to 10 thousand years ago, when glacial ice was widespread and modern humans first appeared.
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part of speech: noun
definition: the Pleistocene Epoch, or the rock formations that date from that time; glacial epoch; ice age.