Miocene

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μείων (meíōn, less) + καινός (kainós, new).

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Miocene (comparative more Miocene, superlative most Miocene)

  1. (geology) Of a geologic epoch within the Neogene period from about 23 to 5.3 million years ago; marked by the drift of continents to their present position.

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Miocene

  1. (geology) The Miocene epoch.

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