Ne`o*co"mi*an (?), n. [From Neocomium, the Latin name of Neuchatel, in Switzerland, where these rocks occur.] Geol.

A term applied to the lowest deposits of the Cretaceous or chalk formation of Europe, being the lower greensand.

 

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Ne`o*co"mi*an, a. Geol.

Of or pertaining to the lower greensand.

 

© Webster 1913.

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