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English definition of “Jurassic”

Jurassic

adjective     /dʒʊəˈræs.ɪk/ US  /dʒʊ-/ specialized
from or referring to the period of geological time between around 208 and 146 million years ago, in which the first birds appeared and the single piece of land broke up into separate continents: the Jurassic period Jurassic dinosaursSpecific periods of time the Jurassic     noun Specific periods of time
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