Jurassic


Jurassic
adjective Etymology: French jurassique, from Jura mountain range Date: 1831 of, relating to, or being the period of the Mesozoic era between the Triassic and the Cretaceous or the corresponding system of rocks marked by the presence of dinosaurs and the first appearance of birds — see geologic time table • Jurassic noun

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