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macrofossil

[ mak-ruh-fos-il ]
/ ˌmæk rəˈfɒs ɪl /
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noun
a fossil large enough to be studied and identified without the use of a microscope.
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Origin of macrofossil

First recorded in 1935–40; macro- + fossil
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