Neocene

[ nee-uh-seen ]
/ ˈni əˌsin /
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adjective, noun Geology.

Origin of Neocene

First recorded in 1890–95; neo- + -cene
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Neocene

/ (ˈniːəˌsiːn) /

adjective, noun

a former word for Neogene
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