Eozoic

[ee-uh-zoh-ik]
adjective Geology.
  1. (formerly) noting or pertaining to the Precambrian Era, especially the period including the beginnings of animal life.

Origin of Eozoic

First recorded in 1875–80; eo- + zo- + -ic
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Eozoic

adjective
  1. archaic of or formed in the part of the Precambrian era, during which life first appeared
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