adjective. ['ˌkɑːrbəˈnɪfɝəs'] relating to or consisting of or yielding carbon.
Words that Rhyme with Carboniferous
Example sentences of the word carboniferous
Deposits of carboniferous fossils occur throughout the world in varying concentrations.
noun. from 345 million to 280 million years ago.
- Carboniferous period
- Upper Carboniferous
- Paleozoic era
- Lower Carboniferous
- Lower Carboniferous period
- Upper Carboniferous period
- Missippian period
- Pennsylvanian period