fossil record Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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Meaning of "fossil record" - American English Dictionary

fossil recordnoun [C/U]

 /ˈfɑs·əl ˌrek·ərd/
earth science the fossil s in a particular group of rocks that give information about how and when those rocks formed earth science The fossil record is also the set of all fossils together that can be used to tell the history of the earth.
(Definition of fossil record from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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