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Algonkian

Al·gon·ki·an

Algonkian

 
pronunciation:
ael gang ki n
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or designating the later of two geological periods of the Precambrian Era, from approximately 2.5 billion to 600 million years ago, when the first evidence of life appeared; Late Precambrian; Proterozoic.
definition 2: variant of Algonquian.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the Algonkian Period, or the rock formations that date from that time.
definition 2: variant of Algonquian.