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Permian definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: from 280 million to 230 million years ago; reptiles [syn: Permian, Permian period]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Perm, former province in eastern Russia Date: 1841 of, relating to, or being the last period of the Paleozoic era or the corresponding system of rocks see geologic time table Permian noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. Geol. --adj. of or relating to the last period of the Palaeozoic era with evidence of the development of reptiles and amphibians, and deposits of sandstone. Usage: Cf. Appendix II. --n. this period or system. Etymology: Perm in Russia

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Permian Per"mi*an, a. [From the ancient kingdom of Permia, where the Permian formation exists.] (Geol.) Belonging or relating to the period, and also to the formation, next following the Carboniferous, and regarded as closing the Carboniferous age and Paleozoic era. -- n. The Permian period. See Chart of Geology.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Permians Per"mi*ans, n. pl.; sing. Permian. (Ethnol.) A tribe belonging to the Finnic race, and inhabiting a portion of Russia.



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