carbon-date

[ kahr-buh n-deyt ]
/ ˈkɑr bənˌdeɪt /

verb (used with object), car·bon-dat·ed, car·bon-dat·ing.

to estimate the age of (an object of plant or animal origin) by radiocarbon dating.

Origin of carbon-date

First recorded in 1965–70
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