Definition of Neozoic in English:

Neozoic

adjective

Geology
rare
  • 1Of, relating to, or designating an era following the Palaeozoic era, comprising both the Mesozoic and Cenozoic (Cainozoic) eras.

  • 2Frequently with the. Of, belonging to, or designating the most recent era; = "Cainozoic".

noun

Geology
rare
  • The Neozoic era; the rocks collectively dating from this time.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Forbes (1815–1854), natural historian. From neo- + -zoic, after Palaeozoic.

Pronunciation

Neozoic

/ˌniːə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɪk/