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geologic

or geological

[jee-uh-loj-ik or jee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk or ˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or based on geology.
Origin of geologic
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; geolog(y) + -ic
Related forms
geologically, adverb
nongeologic, adjective
nongeological, adjective
nongeologically, adverb
pregeological, adjective
ungeological, adjective
ungeologically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for geological
adj.

1795, from geology + -ical. Related: Geologically.

geologic

adj.

1799, from geology + -ic. Geologic time is recorded from 1861.

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