Miocene

[n] - from 13 million to 25 million years ago
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Miocene

A geological era lasting from approximately 25 to 5 million years ago.
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Miocene

Mi'o·cene (mī'o*sēn) adjective [ Greek mei`wn less + kaino`s new, fresh, recent.] (Geol.) Of or pertaining to the middle division of the Tertiary. -- noun The Miocene period. See Chart of Geology .
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Miocene

Miocene epoch noun from 25 million to 13 million years ago; appearance of grazing mammals
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Miocene

Miocene 1. The epoch of geologic time, 24 million to 5 million years ago, during which the modern ocean currents were established and Antarctica became frozen. 2. Etymology: from the mid-19th century. Greek meiōn, 'less' plus kainos, 'recent'.
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Miocene

A epoch of the upper Tertiary period, spanning the time between 23.8 and 5.3 million years ago. It is named after the Greek words 'meion' (less) and 'ceno' (new).
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Miocene

Miocene (derived from the Greek meion, less, and kainos, recent), in geology, is the name given by Sir Charles Lyell to a subdivision of the tertiary strata relating to a period of about 25,000,000 years ago. The terms Miocene and Pliocene are comparative, the first meaning less recent and the other more recent. The Miocene strata contain fossil pl...
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Miocene

Fourth epoch of the Tertiary period of geological time, 23.5–5.2 million years ago. At this time grasslands spread over the interior of continents, and hoofed mammals rapidly evolved
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Miocene

the geological epoch from 26 to 7 million years ago. See time table.
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Miocene

An epoch in Earth's history from about 24 to 5 million years ago. Also refers to the rocks that formed in that epoch.
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Miocene

The Miocene n (symbol MI) is the first geological epoch of the Neogene period and extends from about {mya|23.03|5.332} (Ma). The Miocene was named by Sir Charles Lyell. Its name comes from the Greek words μείων (meiōn, `less”) and καινός (kainos, `new”) and means `less recent` because it has 18% fewer modern sea invertebrates...
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Miocene

A geological period 20-10 mya.
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Miocene

An epoch in Earth's history from about 24 to 5 million years ago. Also refers to the rocks that formed in that epoch.
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