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Per•mi•an



Pronunciation: (pûr'mē-un), [key]
adj.
Geol.noting or pertaining to a period of the Paleozoic Era occurring from about 280 to 230 million years ago and characterized by a profusion of amphibian species. See table under geologic time.

n.
1. Geol.the Permian Period or System.
2. Permic.

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