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Jurassic

of, denoting, or formed in the second period of the Mesozoic era, between the Triassic and Cretaceous periods, lasting for 55 million years during which dinosaurs and ammonites flourished

Jurassic

[jə′ras·ik]
(geology)
Also known as Jura.
The second period of the Mesozoic era of geologic time.
The corresponding system of rocks.
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