Definition of carboniferous
What is the definition of "carboniferous"?
1. Containing or producing carbon
Use "carboniferous" in a sentence
"The group with which we have to deal is called the carboniferous or coal bearing system, and it includes four classes of rocks, viz.: 1, sandstone; 2, shale or bind; 3, limestone; 4, coal and underclay."
"It is one great sheet of old coral-reef and coral-mud, which is now called the carboniferous limestone."
"Coal strata are nearly confined to the group termed the carboniferous formation."
Words like "carboniferous" (synonyms)
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