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Pleiocene

/ˈplaɪəʊˌsiːn/
adjective, noun
1.
a variant spelling of Pliocene

Pliocene

/ˈplaɪəʊˌsiːn/
adjective
1.
of, denoting, or formed in the last epoch of the Tertiary period, which lasted for three million years, during which many modern mammals appeared
noun
2.
the Pliocene, the Pliocene epoch or rock series
Word Origin
C19: plio- + -cene, from Greek kainos recent
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