penecontemporaneous

[ pee-nee-kuhn-tem-puh-rey-nee-uhs ]
/ ˌpi ni kənˌtɛm pəˈreɪ ni əs /

adjective Geology.

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

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Origin of penecontemporaneous

First recorded in 1900–05; pene- + contemporaneous

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