Eocene

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See also: éocène and Éocène

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The name Eocene comes from the Ancient Greek ἠώς (eos, dawn) and καινός (kainos, new) and refers to the "dawn" of modern ('new') fauna that appeared during the epoch. (Copied verbatim from Wikipedia).

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Eocene (comparative more Eocene, superlative most Eocene)

  1. (geology) of a geologic epoch within the Paleogene period from about 56 to 34 million years ago.

Proper noun[edit]

Eocene

  1. (geology) the Eocene epoch

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