1. [syn: Cenozoic, Cenozoic era, Age of Mammals]
1. of or relating to or denoting the Cenozoic era;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cenozoic \Ce`no*zo"ic\, a. [Gr. ? recent + ? life.] (Geol.)
Belonging to the most recent division of geological time,
including the tertiary, or Age of mammals, and the
Quaternary, or Age of man. [Written also c[ae]nozoic,
cainozoic, kainozoic.] See Geology.
Note: This word is used by many authors as synonymous with
Tertiary, the Quaternary Age not being included.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: of or relating to or denoting the Cenozoic era
n 1: approximately the last 63 million years [syn: Cenozoic,
Cenozoic era, Age of Mammals]