Definition of Variscan in English:

Variscan

Syllabification: Va·ris·can
Pronunciation: /vəˈriskən
 
/

adjective

Geology
Another term for Hercynian.

Origin

early 20th century: from Latin Varisci (the name of a Germanic tribe) + -an.

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