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  Definition of Carboniferous
  1. from 345 million to 280 million years ago
  2. relating to or consisting of or yielding carbon
  3. of or relating to the Carboniferous geologic era; "carboniferous rock system"
Similar Words: Carboniferous period, carbonaceous, carbonous, carbonic, carboniferous

 

Pertainyms: carbon, C, atomic number 6, Carboniferous period

 

Part Meronyms: Paleozoic, Paleozoic era

 

 
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