Meaning of Silurian
Pronunciation: (si-loor'ē-un, sī-), [key]
- of or pertaining to the Silures or their country.
- noting or pertaining to a period of the Paleozoic Era, occurring from 425 to 405 million years ago, notable for the advent of air-breathing animals and terrestrial plants. See table under
- the Silurian Period or System of rocks.
- silurian (Thesaurus)