Associations to the word «Triassic»


TRIASSIC, adjective. Of or from the geologic strata above the Permian and below the Jurassic; of or belonging to the period 250 to 200 million years ago when these strata were laid down.
TRIASSIC, proper noun. (geology) A geologic period within the Mesozoic era; comprises lower, middle and upper epochs from about 250 to 200 million years ago.

Dictionary definition

TRIASSIC, noun. From 230 million to 190 million years ago; dinosaurs, marine reptiles; volcanic activity.
TRIASSIC, adjective. Of or relating to or denoting the first period of the Mesozoic era.

Wise words

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