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  • adj. Pertaining to lias.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the age of the Lias; pertaining to the Lias formation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Belonging to the geological subdivision of the Jurassic called the Lias.


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From lias.


  • The legend of his inspiration, however, may be placed beside the story of how the saintly Abbess turned the snakes into the fossil ammonites with which the liassic shores of Whitby are strewn.


  • Soon after this I sketched a new scene for the "Donkey's Skin;" it was one representing the liassic period.

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  • African oasis some surviving mammoth, some belated megatherium, or some gigantic and misshapen liassic saurian.

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