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carboniferous

adjective uk   /ˌkɑː.bəˈnɪf.ər.əs/  us   /ˌkɑːr.bəˈnɪf.ɚ-/ specialized
containing or producing carbon: carboniferous rocks
Translations of “carboniferous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 含碳的, 碳質的, 產碳的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 含碳的, 碳质的, 产碳的…
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