Carboniferous age

Definition of Carboniferous age

(Geol.) the age immediately following the Devonian, or Age of fishes, and characterized by the vegetation which formed the coal beds. This age embraces three periods, the Subcarboniferous, the Carboniferous, and Permian. See Age of acrogens, under Acrogen.

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Carbon dioxide
carbon monoxide
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carbon-14
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-Carboniferous age-
Carboniferous formation
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carborundum cloth
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carboxyl group
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