penecontemporaneous

[ pee-nee-kuh n-tem-puh-rey-nee-uh s ]
/ ˌpi ni kənˌtɛm pəˈreɪ ni əs /

adjective Geology.

formed during or shortly after the formation of the containing rock stratum: penecontemporaneous minerals.

Nearby words

  1. pendulously,
  2. pendulum,
  3. pendulum effect,
  4. pendulum watch,
  5. pene-,
  6. peneios,
  7. penelope,
  8. peneplain,
  9. penetrable,
  10. penetralia

Origin of penecontemporaneous

First recorded in 1900–05; pene- + contemporaneous

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