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carboniferous

car·bon·if·er·ous

carboniferous

 
pronunciation:
kar b nI f rs
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: containing, yielding, or pertaining to carbon or coal.
definition 2: (cap.) of, relating to, or designating the geological time period between the Devonian and Permian of the Paleozoic Era, from approximately 350 million to 280 million years ago, when the warm damp climate produced many forests that later formed rich coal deposits.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (cap.) the Carboniferous period.
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