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Palaeocene

/ˈpælɪəʊˌsiːn/
adjective
1.
of, denoting, or formed in the first epoch of the Tertiary period, which lasted for 10 million years
noun
2.
the Palaeocene, the Palaeocene epoch or rock series
Word Origin
C19: from French from paléo-palaeo- + Greek kainos new, recent
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