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One entry found for Jurassic.
Main Entry: Ju·ras·sic
Pronunciation: judot-primarystressras-ik
Function: adjective
Etymology: from French jurassique "Jurassic," from Jura, a range of mountains between France and Switzerland formed from the limestone characteristic of this period
: of, relating to, or being a period of the Mesozoic era of geological history marked by the presence of dinosaurs and the first appearance of birds; also : relating to the corresponding system of rocks -- see GEOLOGIC TIME table
- Jurassic noun

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