[ kahy-nuh-zoh-ik, key- ]
/ ˌkaɪ nəˈzoʊ ɪk, ˌkeɪ- /
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adjective, noun Geology.
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Words nearby Cainozoic
Caine, Caingang, Cainite, caino-, cainogenesis, Cainozoic, caïque, ça ira, caird, Caird Coast, Cairene
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How to use Cainozoic in a sentence
It is almost impossible to distinguish palæozoic and cainozoic strata in oral tradition.Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales|Various
The mesozoic and cainozoic systems occupy the surface area to the westward.Early Days in North Queensland|Edward Palmer
The Cainozoic, or Tertiary, is the age of mammals and of man.Facts and fancies in modern science|John William Dawson
The Cainozoic era is distinguished in Europe for its volcanic phenomena.Fragments of Earth Lore|James Geikie
The Cainozoic or Tertiary system forms a fringe round the coasts of many portions of the empire.
British Dictionary definitions for Cainozoic
/ (ˌkaɪnəʊˈzəʊɪk, ˌkeɪ-) /
a variant of Cenozoic
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