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English definition of “fossilized”


adjective (UK usually fossilised)     /ˈfɒs.ɪ.laɪzd/ US  /ˈfɑː.səl.aɪzd/
having become a fossil : fossilized bones Palaeontology and fossilsHard and firm old-fashioned and never changing Old or old-fashionedThe elderly
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