Pleistocene - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplaɪstəˌsin|  American pronunciation of the word pleistocene
Brit.  |ˈplʌɪstəsiːn|  British pronunciation of the word pleistocene

noun

- from two million to 11 thousand years ago; extensive glaciation of the northern hemisphere; the time of human evolution

Examples

A Pleistocene skull of Australopithecus type was found near Johannesburg.

Pleistocene vegetation

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