Palaeocene

/ (ˈpælɪəʊˌsiːn) /


adjective
  1. of, denoting, or formed in the first epoch of the Tertiary period, which lasted for 10 million years

noun
  1. the Palaeocene the Palaeocene epoch or rock series

Origin of Palaeocene

1
C19: from French from paléo- palaeo- + Greek kainos new, recent

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