noting or pertaining to the earlier half of the Precambrian Era, from about 5 billion to 2.5 billion years ago, during which the earliest datable rocks were formed and from which the oldest known fossil forms, blue-green algae and bacteria, have been recovered.
the Archeozoic division of geologic time or the rock systems formed then.
The remainder of Finland is built up of the oldest known crystalline rocks belonging to the Archaeozoic or Algonkian period.
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a former word for Archaean
a variant spelling (esp US) of Archaeozoic
Another spelling of Archeozoic.
Archeozoic also Archaeozoic
noun the analysis and interpretation of animal remains found at archaeological sites
marked by the characteristics of an earlier period; antiquated: an archaic manner; an archaic notion. (of a linguistic form) commonly used in an earlier time but rare in present-day usage except to suggest the older time, as in religious rituals or historical novels. Examples: thou; wast; methinks; forsooth. forming the earliest stage; prior to full […]
- Archaic homo
collectively, the very robust, regionally differentiated human populations that lived in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa from 35,000 to 200,000 years ago. any physically robust, premodern form of the genus Homo , including Homo sapiens neanderthalensis (Neanderthal man) or Homo erectus , and their intermediate forms and regional variants.
- Archaic homo sapiens
archaic homo sapiens archaic Homo sapiens (är-kā’ĭk) Relating to or being an early form or subspecies of Homo sapiens, anatomically distinct from modern humans. Neanderthals in Europe and Solo man in Asia are usually classed as archaic humans. Though archaic humans belong to the same species as modern humans, not all archaic groups or populations […]