Definition of Ediacaran in English:

Ediacaran

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the Ediacara fauna.

noun

  • 1With the. The Ediacaran deposits; the period in which these deposits were laid down.

  • 2An Ediacaran organism.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. From Ediacara + -an.

Pronunciation

Ediacaran

/ˌɛdɪəˈkɑːrən//ɛdɪˈakərən/