Definition of Plio–Pleistocene in English:

Plio–Pleistocene

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adjective

Geology
  • 1Relating to or linking the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs or rock systems together.
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    • My current research focuses on the evolution of Plio-Pleistocene climate.
  • 1.1 (as noun the Plio–Pleistocene) The Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs together or the system of rocks deposited during them.

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