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part of speech: adjective

In geol., the name given to the vast suite of fossiliferous strata lying between the partially- fossiliferous Cambrian schists beneath, and the Old Red Sandstone above.

part of speech: adjective

Belonging to Siluria, the country of the Silures, the ancient inhabitants of part of Wales and England: applied to the strata below the old red sandstone, which are found best developed in that district.

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