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Definition of Carboniferous

Carboniferous
Carboniferous Car`bon*if"er*ous (k[aum]r`b[o^]n*[i^]f"[~e]r*[u^]s), a. [Carbon + -ferous.] Producing or containing carbon or coal. Carboniferous age (Geol.), the age immediately following the Devonian, or Age of fishes, and characterized by the vegetation which formed the coal beds. This age embraces three periods, the Subcarboniferous, the Carboniferous, and Permian. See Age of acrogens, under Acrogen. Carboniferous formation (Geol.), the series of rocks (including sandstones, shales, limestones, and conglomerates, with beds of coal) which make up the strata of the Carboniferous age or period. See the Diagram under Geology.

Meaning of Carboniferous from wikipedia

- The Carboniferous (/ˌkɑːr.bəˈnɪf.ər.əs/ KAHR-bə-NIF-ər-əs) is a geologic period and system that spans 60 million years from the end of the Devonian Period...
- oldest to youngest): the Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, and Permian. The Paleozoic comes after the Neoproterozoic Era of the...
- The Carboniferous rainforest collapse (CRC) was a minor extinction event that occurred around 305 million years ago in the Carboniferous period. It altered...
- Carboniferous Limestone is a collective term for the succession of limestones occurring widely throughout Great Britain and Ireland that were deposited...
- Carboniferous is a studio album from the Italian band Zu. It was the group's first album for Ipecac records. Initial critical response to Carboniferous...
- Permo-Carboniferous refers to the time period including the latter parts of the Carboniferous and early part of the Permian period. Permo-Carboniferous rocks...
- pen-səl-VAYN-yən, -⁠sil-, -⁠VAY-nee-ən, also known as Upper Carboniferous or Late Carboniferous) is, in the ICS geologic timescale, the younger of two subperiods...
- (/ˌmɪs.ɪˈsɪp.i.ən/ miss-ih-SIP-ee-ə-n, also known as Lower Carboniferous or Early Carboniferous) is a subperiod in the geologic timescale or a subsystem...
- period and system which spans 47 million years from the end of the Carboniferous period 298.9 million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Tri****ic...
- known as cycloids) is an order of fossil arthropods that lived from the Carboniferous to the Cretaceous. Their cl****ification is uncertain, but they are generally...
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