Definition of Plio–Pleistocene in English:


Syllabification: Pli·o–Pleis·to·cene
Pronunciation: /ˌplīə ˈplīstəˌsēn, ˌplīō-


  • 1Of, relating to, or linking the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs or rock systems together.
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  • 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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