Associations to the word «Cretaceous»


CRETACEOUS, proper noun. (geology) The geologic period within the Mesozoic era that comprises lower and upper epochs from about 146 to 65 million years ago
CRETACEOUS, adjective. Of or relating to chalk.
CRETACEOUS, adjective. Consisting of chalk.

Dictionary definition

CRETACEOUS, noun. From 135 million to 63 million years ago; end of the age of reptiles; appearance of modern insects and flowering plants.
CRETACEOUS, adjective. Abounding in chalk.
CRETACEOUS, adjective. Of or relating to or denoting the third period of the Mesozoic era.

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