Associations to the word «Pleistocene»
PLEISTOCENE, adjective. (geology) Of a geologic epoch within the Neogene period from about 1.7 million to 11,000 years ago; marked by the evolution of man, and the extinction of the large mammals.
PLEISTOCENE, proper noun. (geology) The Pleistocene epoch.
PLEISTOCENE, noun. From two million to 11 thousand years ago; extensive glaciation of the northern hemisphere; the time of human evolution.
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