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Meaning of CAMBRIAN

Pronunciation:  'kambreeun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a native or resident of Wales
  2. [n]  from 500 million to about 544 million years ago; marine invertebrates
  3. [adj]  of or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language; "the Welsh coast"; "Welsh syntax"

CAMBRIAN is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: Cambrian period, Welsh, Welsh, Welshman
 See Also: Cambria, Cymru, European, geological period, Paleozoic, Paleozoic era, period, Wales



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cam"bri*an\, a.
    1. (Geog.) Of or pertaining to Cambria or Wales.
    2. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to the lowest subdivision of the
       rocks of the Silurian or Molluscan age; -- sometimes
       described as inferior to the Silurian. It is named from
       its development in Cambria or Wales. See the Diagram under
  2. \Cam"bri*an\, n.
    1. A native of Cambria or Wales.
    2. (Geol.) The Cambrian formation.