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Definition of Devonian

Devonian
Devonian De*vo"ni*an, a. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to Devon or Devonshire in England; as, the Devonian rocks, period, or system. Devonian age (Geol.), the age next older than the Carboniferous and later than the Silurian; -- called also the Age of fishes. The various strata of this age compose the Devonian formation or system, and include the old red sandstone of Great Britain. They contain, besides plants and numerous invertebrates, the bony portions of many large and remarkable fishes of extinct groups. See the Diagram under Geology.
Devonian
Devonian De*vo"ni*an, n. The Devonian age or formation.

Meaning of Devonian from wikipedia

- The Devonian (/dɪˈvoʊ.ni.ən, də-, dɛ-/ dih-VOH-nee-ən, də-, deh-) is a geologic period and system of the Paleozoic, spanning 60 million years from the...
- Devonian Gardens may refer to: University of Alberta Botanic Garden, formerly Devonian Botanic Garden, a botanic garden near Devon, Alberta, Canada Devonian...
- Phanerozoic % Millions of years ago (H) K–Pg Tr–J P–Tr Cap Late D O–S The Late Devonian extinction was one of five major extinction events in the history of life...
- birds. Transitional tetrapods first appeared during the early Devonian, and by the late Devonian the first tetrapods appeared. The diversity of jawed vertebrates...
- Devonian is a geologic period and system of the Paleozoic Era. Devonian may also refer to: Devonian Gardens (Calgary), an indoor near Calgary, Canada...
- periods (from oldest to youngest): the Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, and Permian. The Paleozoic comes after the Neoproterozoic...
- Devonian (416–385 Ma), while the predatory placoderms dominated the seas, some sarcopterygians came into freshwater habitats. In the Early Devonian (416–397...
- The Great Devonian Controversy began in 1834 when Roderick Murchison disagreed with Henry De la Beche as to the dating of certain petrified plants found...
- The Southwestern Brittonic languages (Cornish: Brythonek Dyghowbarthgorlewin, Breton: Predeneg Kreisteizkornôg) are the Brittonic Celtic tongues spoken...
- Devonian Gardens is a large indoor park and botanical garden located in the downtown core of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In 2012 a major $37-million renovation...
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