/ (ˌiːdiːˈækərən) /
of, denoting, or formed in the last 50 million years of the Neoproterozoic era, during which a new texturally and chemically distinctive carbonate layer appeared, indicating climatic change
the Ediacaran the Ediacaran period or rock system
Word Origin for Ediacaran
C20: named after the Ediacara Hills in the Flinders mountain range in South Australia
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Scientific definitions for ediacaran
[ ē′dē-ä′kə-rən ]
Relating to a group of fossilized organisms that are the earliest known remains of multicellular life. They are soft-bodied marine life forms that date from between 560 and 545 million years ago, during the late Precambrian Eon.
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