Origin of Triassic
Examples from the Web for triassic
In the Triassic period the exuberance of reptilian life which marked the Permian was continued.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)|J. Arthur Thomson
They rest unconformably on the Triassic sandstones and the older rocks of the region.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
These reptiles occur chiefly in deposits of Triassic and Permian age.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
A genus founded on the largest footprints of the Triassic Sandstones of Connecticut.The Ancient Life History of the Earth|Henry Alleyne Nicholson
The Triassic rocks rest unconformably on all older formations within the county.
British Dictionary definitions for triassic
Word Origin for Triassic
Word Origin and History for triassic
1841, from German, coined 1841 by German geologist Friedrich August von Alberti (1795-1878), from Greek trias "triad" (see triad), because it is divisible (in Germany) into three groups.