Definition of biofacies in English:

biofacies

noun

Geology
  • A facies defined in terms of its fossil or other organic content.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Martin Fritz Glaessner (b. 1906).

Pronunciation

biofacies

/ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)ˈfeɪʃɪiːz//ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)ˈfeɪsiːz//ˈbʌɪə(ʊ)ˌfeɪʃɪiːz/